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Many Ashkenazi Jewish diseases associated with low vitamin D or poor Vit D genes

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

Note: all of the above diseases are at increased risk if low Vitamin D and/or poor Vitamin D genes

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

Wikipedia has a section on Ashkenazi diseases

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