High dose of vitamin D supplementation did not prevent the worsening of lung problems, including asthma and COPD, except withing patients already suffering from severe deficiency, according to a RCT conducted in New Zealand.
A group of Australian naturopathic experts is gathering on-the-ground data from health practitioners on the effectiveness of nutraceuticals in helping to combat COVID-19, and will present the findings to health authorities.
In an open letter being sent to world governments today (21st December), 120 health, science and medical experts from the UK, US, and Europe say there is clear scientific evidence that vitamin D reduces Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations, and deaths.
Leading UK health bodies have published updated guidance on vitamin D for COVID-19, in which they support its use during autumn and winter but stop short of recommending the vitamin to tackle the virus.
The gut microbiome's diversity is strongly linked to levels of active vitamin D in older men, according to new research, suggesting that the body's ability to metabolise vitamin D may be more important than the amount stored.
In light of the Thanksgiving holiday, we’re rolling with a special family edition on the NutraCast. Today’s guest is Rob Masterson, RD, the Director of Performance Nutrition at Michigan State University and host Danielle Masterson’s younger brother.