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Vitamin D for Covid-19:  What we know so far

Vitamin D for Covid-19: What we know so far

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin present in vitamin-rich foods and produced in the skin in response to being exposed to UV rays – aka sunlight. Recent research has shown that taking vitamin D supplements reduces the risk of developing certain respiratory infections, like the influenza virus. Now, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, investigators think that vitamin D could also reduce the risk of contracting the coronavirus. Vitamin D and immunity Vitamin D plays many vital roles in...
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Vitamin D3 – Amazing Health Benefits

Vitamin D3 – Amazing Health Benefits

Much More Than Bone Health Most people know Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) is essential for strong bones, because it helps the body absorb calcium and phosphorus from the diet.  Vitamin D3 benefits are far more extensive and in fact decrease the risk of all cause mortality (death regardless of the cause).  Although vitamin D is made by the body when skin is exposed to sunlight, the majority of people have below optimal levels of D3.  In fact a study showed below...
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Sunlight, Vitamin-D and Protection Against Certain Types of Cancers

SUNLIGHT, VITAMIN-D AND PROTECTION AGAINST CERTAIN TYPES OF CANCERS GreenMedInfo is an excellent database for people interested in learning about natural medicines. Their article below about a meta-analysis of dozens of studies measuring the cancer protective benefits of sunlight exposure and the subsequent amounts of vitamin D that it generates, is important reading. Of course, some of you may be worried about the cancer causing effects of sunlight exposure, but it takes only 10 minutes or less of sunlight to...
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