PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There is growing evidence vitamin D may help protect against some cancers.Former US Army Reservist Timothy Hale-Cusanelli Found Guilty In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
Vitamin D plays an important role in bone health and muscle strength.READ MORE: CBS3 SummerFest: Be Prepared To Spend More At The Jersey Shore This Summer
Now, researchers in japan say higher levels of the vitamin are also linked to a lower risk of cancer, especially liver cancer.MORE NEWS: 'Do Your Jobs': Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf, Advocates Rally For Stronger Gun Laws
Vitamin D is produced when sunlight hits our skin — but it can also be found in certain foods, such as eggs and fatty fish.