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Treat vitamin D deficiency to prevent attacks of COPD

Correcting vitamin D deficiency nearly halves the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), our latest study...

Vitamin D guidelines need to be updated – here’s why

Most people know that it’s important to get enough vitamin D. Among other things, it’s vital for bone and muscle health. What people may not know...

Vitamin D levels in your body is important to your heart and lung health

In a recent study, researchers found that vitamin D levels in the blood are linked to cardiorespiratory fitness. The research was conducted by a team...

Vitamin D supplements offer no benefit to people over 70s

There is little benefit for those over 70 taking higher dose vitamin D supplements to improve their bone strength and reduce the risk of...

Treating vitamin D deficiency may help prevent deadly lung attacks

Vitamin D supplements have been found to reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, according...

‘longevity’ vitamins may help you achieve healthy aging

In a recent study, UCSF researchers argue that most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals. The vitamins play previously...
Vitamin D is important for your respiratory health

Vitamin D is important for your respiratory health

A recent international study has found Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to poor respiratory functioning and health in middle-aged adults. It is well known that...

People with metabolic syndrome need more vitamin C

A higher intake of vitamin C is crucial for metabolic syndrome patients trying to halt a potentially deadly cycle of antioxidant disruption and health-related...

Gut bacteria could help vitamin A regulate immune system

New research uncovers another useful role of the microbiome: in mice, the gut microbiome regulates the host’s immune system so that it doesn’t attack...

Magnesium could optimize your vitamin D status

In a new study, researchers showed that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people...