Housecall for Health: Add Some Vitamin A to Protect Your Skin

A new study has found that a certain vitamin can help you prevent skin cancer while you're soaking up those rays this summer.

FOX's Colleen Cappon has details in today's "Housecall for Health":

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Here is something to add to your sun protection regimen this summer: vitamin A.  That's right, a six-year study from Kaiser Permanente in California found that people taking vitamin A were 60% less likely to develop the deadly skin cancer Melanoma.

Sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach, milk and eggs all contain vitamin A, but experts warn too much can be toxic.

Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.