Study Adds Weight to Link Between COVID-19 and Vitamin D

A new study with over 9,900 participants adds to the growing research that shows supplementation with Vitamin D may reduce the intensity of the COVID-19 virus. In this current study researchers from the Germany Cancer Research Center looked at the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency and its association with mortality from respiratory diseases…

Vitamin D and Diabetes Risks

Vitamin D May Slash Diabetes Risk

A 13% reduction in the risk of developing Type-2 Diabetes was seen in individuals who took in more than 500 IU of Vitamin D daily according to data published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Additionally people who had the highest blood levels of Vitamin D (measured as greater than 25 ng/ml) had a…

Vitamin D and Immunity

Could Vitamin D Play a Role in Coronavirus Resistance? Researchers Say Yes

According to researchers, Vitamin D supplements could help in boosting a person’s resistance to respiratory infections, like the Coronavirus, and/or limit the severity of the ailment in those infected. An article just published in the Irish Medical Journal recommends adults take 1000 – 2000 IU of Vitamin D daily to see the benefits of increased…

Endurance Exercises-Vitamins-Metabolic Syndrome

Endurance Exercise Maximizes Impact of Vitamins C and D on Metabolic Syndrome

Current research shown while Vitamin C and Vitamin D can alleviate metabolic syndrome combing exercise with these supplements maximizes the impact to alleviate metabolic syndrome.  Over 150 individual’s ages between 30 to 50 years of age participated in the Randomized Controlled Trial.  Participants were assigned to one of six groups: Vitamin C group: participants took…

Vitamin D and Cholesterol in Children

High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol in Children

According to new research, a link exists between higher serum Vitamin D levels and lower plasma Cholesterol levels in primary school children.  Children with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels above 80 nmol/l had lower LDL (low-density lipoprotein) and total Cholesterol levels when compare with children whose 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were below 50 nmol/l.  Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D…

PCOS-Omega-3 and Vitamin D

Combination of Omega-3 and Vitamin D May Benefit PCOS Patients

Researchers have found combining Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin D might benefit women who suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).  PCOS is an endocrine disorder which is believed to affect anywhere between 6% and 10% of women of reproductive age.  PCOS is characterized by impaired fertility, hyperandrogenism, menstrual dysfunction and polycystic ovaries.  There have…