Elderly COVID-19 Patients and Vitamin D

Elderly Patients Previously on Vitamin D3 Supplements More Likely to Survive COVID-19

According to the first semi-experimental study of its kind, elderly patients already taking Vitamin D supplements are more likely to survive COVID-19.  A single dose of 80,000IU of Vitamin D3 after already getting COVID-19 is most likely too late and too low a dosage to see the same protective effects seen with daily supplementation. 77…

B Vitamins and COVID-19

Vitamin B Could Help Prevent The “Worst Outcomes” in COVID-19 Cases

With the severity of the COVID-19 immune system overreaction, known as a “cytokine storm”, in some COVID-19 patients, doctors remain focused on finding treatments to slow or stop this deadly storm.  Experts in the nutrition world are also looking to find ways to stop it before it even begins.  Early into the pandemic health experts…

Zinc and Inflammation

Zinc May Help Battle Infections by Moderating Immune Responses

Researchers believe Zinc’s ability to support the immune system in fighting off infections may lie in its ability to shut off and kick start immune pathways. A new study shows the mineral Zinc plays an important role in controlling how the body responds to infections by slowing various immune system pathways.  It seems that if…