Eat Smart appleYou know that vitamin D is important to your health: it can help you build strong bones, improve your immune system, and even help you chase away depression and mood disorders.

Now there’s just another reason why you should (safely!) soak up the sunshine or drink up that glass of milk:  new studies have shown that vitamin D could help improve the odds of surviving colon cancer.

The study – presented at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology – showed that patients with higher levels of vitamin D in their blood lived longer and improved their odds of disease-free survival than those who did not have sufficient vitamin […]