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Is Vitamin D beneficial for Respiratory Infections?

Updated: Mar 5


"Let’s consider some of the evidence for vitamin D and CO....:

  • A meta-analysis of 25 randomized controlled trials showed that vitamin D supplementation significantly reduces the risk of acute respiratory infections in the overall population by 12% and in those with profound vitamin D deficiency by 70%.

  • Fifteen studies have compared survival rates between groups with higher and lower vitamin D levels, and consistently show that people with higher levels of vitamin D do better, especially compared with those who are deficient, which describes 42 percent of the US population. The findings of these fifteen studies clearly contradict the two negative studies referenced above.

  • It is well known that vitamin D is critical to the immune system. It activates the immune system’s defenses, enhances the function of T cells and macrophages against pathogens, and is critical to the production of cathelicidin, an antimicrobial peptide."

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Gary Moller
Gary Moller
03 de abr. de 2021

Recover, you are right about magnesium. One Rule of Thumb is not to give one nutrient alone. Yes to a nutrient but along with all of the co-factors of which there are always many. Mother Nature never supplies a single nutrient but thousands in carefully prepared packages.


02 de abr. de 2021

An on line seminar I attended revealed that Vit D is more bioavailable in the presence of magnesium. Magnesium is largely absent from the soil in the UK be cause of overuse of agro-chemicals.

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