Category Archives: Nutrition & Fitness

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Risk factors explained

Covid-19: Why are age and obesity risk factors for serious disease? BMJ 2020; 371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4130 (Published 26 October 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m4130 Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus outbreak Article Related content Metrics Responses https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4130 by … Continue reading

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Understanding COVID-19

onlinelibrary.wiley.com A role for quercetin in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) Abstract Several months ago, an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown aetiology was detected in Wuhan City (China) and the aetiological agent of the atypical pneumonia was isolated by the Chinese … Continue reading

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Vitamin D sufficiency reduces COVID complications

medscape.com More Evidence That Vitamin D Sufficiency Equals Less Severe COVID-19 Since vitamin D supplements are inexpensive and generally very safe, it is reasonable to follow current public health guidelines to assure vitamin D adequacy and consider supplementing COVID-19 patients … Continue reading

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Prominent epidemiologist explains lockdowns

timesofisrael.com Israel could see 3rd, 4th lockdown, warns top UK epidemiologist who moved here The purpose of lockdown is not to get back to normal but to get a situation in which we can reopen. But it’ll be in a … Continue reading

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Communities devastated by COVID

aljazeera.com The little talked about side-effects of COVID-19 Based on research across 14 countries, including a survey of 1,400 refugees and crisis-affected people, we found a staggering 77 percent had lost their jobs or income since the start of the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is Diet Disease

israel21c.org Diet – the biggest Covid risk factor that nobody talks about We know that insulin resistance and obesity wreak general havoc with the immune system. Affected individuals get sick more frequently, and when they do get sick, it’s more … Continue reading

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Strong support for Vitamin D

newhope.com New study points to why vitamin D works on COVID-19 The correlation between vitamin D levels and COVID-19 outcomes is strong, and this study seemed to discover a mechanism of action behind the correlation—it’s not just a coincidence. By … Continue reading

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Sleep important for weight loss

theconversation.com Why sleep is so important for losing weight There are several reasons why shorter sleep may be associated with higher body weight and affect weight loss. These include changes in metabolism, appetite and food selection. Reprinted from The Conversation, … Continue reading

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