KMVT-TV reports nutrients in milk, including Vitamin D and Calcium help to prevent skin cancer by up to 57 percent.

The study, published in the “Journal of Clinical Oncology” shows key nutrients in milk decreased the risk of skin cancer in some women by as much as 57 percent. According to findings, women who had non-melanoma skin cancer cut the risk of melanoma skin cancer in half after seven years by consuming the recommended daily amount of Calcium and Vitamin D.

Previous research supports the role of dairy to improve bone health, heart health and decrease obesity.

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Source: KMVT-TV