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Ashkenazi Jews have increased risk of several vitamin D deficiency diseases

Increased Jewish Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

  • “For roughly a thousand years, the Ashkenazim were a reproductively isolated population in Europe, despite living in many countries, with little inflow or outflow from migration, conversion, or intermarriage with other groups, including other Jews”
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Breast Cancer (BRAC1, BRC2)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Gaucher disease (Vitamin D Receptor?)

Mentioned elsewhere

Speculation by founder of VitaminDWiki
Ashkenazi Jews may need more vitamin D, Omega-3, Magnesium, etc. than others

Wikipedia has a section on Ashkenazi diseases

Created by admin. Last Modification: Monday July 23, 2018 19:37:43 UTC by admin. (Version 10)

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