PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  There is growing evidence vitamin D may help protect against some cancers.

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Vitamin D plays an important role in bone health and muscle strength.

Now, researchers in japan say higher levels of the vitamin are also linked to a lower risk of cancer, especially liver cancer.

Vitamin D is produced when sunlight hits our skin — but it can also be found in certain foods, such as eggs and fatty fish.

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