Vitamin D could have prevented 90% of coronavirus deaths

People everywhere are dropping dead from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), we are told, and the only solution is to get an “Operation Warp Speed” vaccine – except this is not the only solution. A much safer and more effective alternative remedy is to simply take vitamin D. The latest scientific research shows that nine out of 10 “COVID-19 … Continue reading Vitamin D could have prevented 90% of coronavirus deaths

Fat-soluble vitamins: What are the best dietary sources of vitamins A, D, E and K?

Vitamins are nutrients found in food that help the body function effectively. Two types of vitamins exist: Water-soluble vitamins, such as vitamins B and C, dissolve in water, while fat-soluble ones dissolve in fat. Fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, E and K, are best absorbed by the body when eaten with foods containing high … Continue reading Fat-soluble vitamins: What are the best dietary sources of vitamins A, D, E and K?

Higher vitamin D levels, stronger immune response protect children from COVID-19

How COVID-19 affects children is a topic that’s getting traction, especially with recent studies saying that the disease is less severe in children than in adults. So far, health experts have observed that fewer children contract the virus. Hospitalization rates in children are also lower than those in adults. In a new study, Petra Zimmermann and Nigel … Continue reading Higher vitamin D levels, stronger immune response protect children from COVID-19

An essential dietary component for immune health: Natural sources of vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble micronutrient found in a wide range of plant-based foods. Considered a vital nutrient for overall health, vitamin C plays a key role in various bodily functions. For instance, vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of tissues, as well as the absorption of iron. It also fortifies the immune … Continue reading An essential dietary component for immune health: Natural sources of vitamin C

7 Vitamins and nutrients that promote eye health

Contrary to popular belief, poor vision and eye diseases are not inevitable consequences of aging. Maintaining healthy levels of nutrients essential for eye health can keep your eyes sharp even as you age and guard against vision loss. Recent studies have linked many nutrients to a reduced risk of eye conditions and poor vision. These nutrients … Continue reading 7 Vitamins and nutrients that promote eye health

Study reveals vitamin C is key for stroke prevention and promoting heart health

Strokes are some of the most common medical conditions in the United States. So common, in fact, that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year. Of these cases, 610,000 are classified as first or new strokes, while 185,000 — or nearly 1 of 4—are … Continue reading Study reveals vitamin C is key for stroke prevention and promoting heart health

Scientists link vitamin D deficiencies to higher risk of coronavirus infection and severe complications

Vitamin D is known to protect against viral infections like the common cold and the flu. Given the vitamin’s immunomodulating properties and the active search for a safe and effective COVID-19 treatment, vitamin D has received widespread attention for its potential role in protecting against the dreaded disease. In a recent study, scientists from the University of Chicago found that vitamin D … Continue reading Scientists link vitamin D deficiencies to higher risk of coronavirus infection and severe complications

FDA trying to establish new drug-like approval system for dietary supplements that could eliminate tens of thousands of them

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to drastically alter the way dietary supplements are regulated, and your help is needed to protect the industry from this attempted government takeover. When the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) was passed back in 1994, it came with a new dietary ingredient (NDI) provision requiring the FDA to be notified … Continue reading FDA trying to establish new drug-like approval system for dietary supplements that could eliminate tens of thousands of them

Melania Trump used “vitamins and healthy food” to cure coronavirus

Instead of downing a pharmaceutical cocktail of remdesivir, the steroid dexamethasone, and an experimental antibody regimen made from Regeneron like her husband did, First Lady Melania Trump decided to take “a more natural route” in treating her Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) positive test result with vitamins and healthy food. Though she did not specify any further which vitamins … Continue reading Melania Trump used “vitamins and healthy food” to cure coronavirus

Study: Vitamin C improves sepsis survival rates

A recent study published in the journal JAMA suggests that vitamin C may be beneficial for people with sepsis. Researchers examined the effect of vitamin C on organ failure, a common complication of sepsis that often leads to death. They found that it lowered mortality rates among patients with sepsis and reduced how long they stayed in the hospital. While more research is needed, … Continue reading Study: Vitamin C improves sepsis survival rates