Studies: Vitamin D, Zinc, Quercetin Could Prevent and Treat COVID-19

Should you have your vitamin D levels checked? Is taking a supplement enough to protect yourself, or at least to lower your chance of getting COVID-19? Studies reveals nine out of 10 COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented if people had adequate Vitamin D levels. Based on studies, it’s reasonab...
2020-12-28 19:25:25 +0000

Vitamins B6 and B12 Supplements Linked to Cancer in Men

(The Atlantic) Energy. If you’re not taking vitamin B12, forget about having energy. As The Dr. Oz Show has recommended, “End your energy crisis with Vitamin B12.” The nice thing about sublingual pills is “you don’t need a doctor, you don’t need a prescription.” And don’t get me started on met...
2017-08-25 17:57:35 +0000

Vitamin A deficiency during pregnancy hurts immune development

Adequate vitamin A intake during pregnancy is needed for offspring to fully develop an immune system and fend off disease, researchers working with mice report March 19 in Nature. Vitamin A is plentiful in egg yolks, fish, carrots, yellow sweet potatoes, spinach, butternut squash and other foo...
2014-03-23 07:08:13 +0000

Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer's disease progression

Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease — the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage. In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily living sk...
2013-12-31 21:35:54 +0000

Study: Multivitamins may lower cancer risk in men

America's favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found. The result is a surprise because many studies of individual vitamins have found they do...
2012-10-29 09:32:57 +0000

How Much Vitamin D Should I Take?

How much vitamin D do you need to ensure strong, healthy bones? Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. “It’s incredibly controversial,” says Neil Binkley, MD, a UW Health geriatrician and internationally recognized researcher who leads the UW Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program. “The ex...
2020-12-28 19:18:56 +0000