The NHS is recommending vitamin D supplements for those in high risk groups. The truth is most of us need extra vitamin D during the dark winter days. Taking these will help immunity and bone health for everyone and will help your body deal with the virus if you do become infected. There are a number of studies and articles which you an access online about the study outcomes and recommendations for us all based on these findings. Vitamin D can half risk of fatal coronavirus complications, research finds” One study, “published in the journal PLOS ONE, found patients older than 40 who had sufficient levels of vitamin D were more than 51 per cent less likely to die from the virus. Dr Holick has recently published a further study, which found sufficient vitamin D can reduce the risk of catching Covid-19 by 54 per cent.” Quotes courtesy of the independent, read the full article here

The NHS advise page on vitamin D to help fight covid 19 is found here   https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/people-at-higher-risk/get-vitamin-d-supplements/

 

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