Vitamins

Coronavirus and Vitamin D

At May 2020, the press was starting to get news about a possible protective effect of Vitamin D on Coronavirus (aka Covid-19).Typical was this in WebMD.com: “Several groups of researchers from different countries have found that the sickest patients often have the lowest levels of vitamin D, and that countries with higher death rates had …

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Vitamin D

According to the UK National Health Service, Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These nutrients are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone pain caused by a condition called osteomalacia in adults. Adults need 400 International Units (IU) of …

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Osteoporosis

When we think of maintaining bone health as we get older, one topic is mentioned more than any other: Osteoporosis And in terms of preventive measures, three things get regular mention:• Calcium• Vitamin D• Exercise The Mayo Clinic has this to say about osteoporosis:Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. …

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Multivitamin

Vitamins and Supplements

Many people take a multivitamin pill each morning, along with a few other supplements. But do we really need supplements? Are they doing us good? Could they be doing us harm? It all depends on what important nutrients might be missing or deficient in our diet, and where supplements can help maintain our health, and …

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12

Wikipedia (abbreviated): Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin involved in the metabolism of every cell of the human body. It is particularly important in the normal functioning of the nervous system and in the maturation of developing red blood cells in the bone marrow. Most omnivorous people in developed countries obtain enough vitamin B12 from …

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