Vitamin D Leptin - Vitamin D Suppresses Leptin Stimulation of Cancer
Written by Keith D. Bishop, Clinical Nutritionist,
B.Sc. Pharmacy - 02/01/2015
D Leptin - Vitamin D blocks leptin stimulation of ER+ (Estrogen Receptor+) cancers.
Obesity is a significant risk factor for most cancers. Elevated leptin is associated with
obesity and cancer.
In laboratory cell studies researchers found vitamin D suppressed estrogen sensitive breast cancer, endometrial
cancer and ovarian cancer cell growth caused by leptin and estrogen receptor-a (ERa).
You should obtain a blood test for leptin. An elevated leptin level justifies the use of therapeutic doses vitamin
About the Author:
Keith D. Bishop, Clinical Nutritionist, B.Sc. Pharmacy, helps his clients improve their health by using natural
products, functional tests, diet, lifestyle and self care. He writes special reports, consults and gives seminars
on natural product, diet and lifestyle effects on cancer. You may schedule an appointment for customized natural cancer or
alternative cancer recommendations by clicking here or calling 405.919.1982.
Cancer Research. 2014 Nov 1;74(21):6194-204. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-14-1702. Vitamin D suppresses
leptin stimulation of cancer growth through microRNA. Kasiappan R, Sun Y, et al.
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