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More support for Vitamin D to prevent COVID

medscape.com Vitamin D May Protect Against COVID-19, Especially in Blacks “These new results tell us that having vitamin D levels above those normally considered sufficient is associated with decreased risk of testing positive for COVID-19, at least in Black individuals,” … Continue reading

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What happens when alcohol enters body

What Alcohol Does to Your Body   •Mar 17, 2021 Institute of Human Anatomy What Alcohol Does to Your Body ____ In this video, Justin from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses the various structures ethanol interacts with as it … Continue reading

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Dr. David Katz faults obesity and chronic disease

Katz COVID Reality Check 27: Demystifying Pandemic Mortality Differentials •Mar 12, 2021 Dr. David L. Katz Much in the news of late has been the large variations in COVID mortality around the globe. What accounts for this “mystery”? It hides … Continue reading

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Obesity serious risk factor for COVID

medscape.com Call to Action on Obesity Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic “Overweight is a highly significant predictor of developing complications from COVID-19, including the need for hospitalization, for intensive care and for mechanical ventilation,” the WOF notes in the report. By Lisa … Continue reading

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Beware of high fructose

medicalnewstoday.com High fructose diets may harm the immune system In the study, the researchers stressed that it is especially important to understand the effects of fructose on cell function, as humans have increased their consumption of HFCS worldwide. By Beth … Continue reading

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Mike Hansen explains role of Vitamin D in COVID

Vitamin D and COVID 19 NEW Studies – Evidence for a Protective Role of Vitamin D in COVID   •Feb 27, 2021 Doctor Mike Hansen Vitamin D and COVID 19 NEW Studies – Evidence for a Protective Role of Vitamin … Continue reading

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More evidence for vitamin D link to COVID

nutraingredients.com Study backs link between Vitamin D and COVID-19 severity The researchers conclude that this study confirms that 25OH-vitamin D serum deficiency is associated with more severe lung involvement, longer disease duration and risk of death, in elderly COVID-19 patients….The … Continue reading

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COVID hospitalizations attributed to four conditions

medscape.com Most Severe COVID Tied to Four Cardiometabolic Conditions Mozaffarian, who is a cardiologist and dean of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, added: “If individuals exercised a … Continue reading

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