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Saturday, December 05, 2020

Vitamin D supplements


Can vitamin D help the body fight coronavirus? Here's what a study finds

October 06, 2020 6:04 pm

Researchers found that patients who were vitamin D-sufficient, had better immunity and could fight the viral infection

National Nutrition Week 2020: Are you Vitamin D-deficient? Here's what you need to know

September 05, 2020 1:28 pm

'Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that has myriad positive effects on several systems in the body. Unlike other vitamins, it functions like a hormone and every cell in your body has a receptor for it,' says Dr Manish Sontakke

Essential multivitamins for women over 30

December 06, 2019 10:50 am

But you need to be careful and consult a doctor or a nutritionist to avoid mega doses.

Worried about your Vitamin D levels? Bank on these superfoods for your daily dose

January 01, 2019 4:37 pm

If you are worried about your levels of Vitamin D and want to ensure you have enough of it without having to spend time outdoors, here are some foods you can bank on for a good supply of Vitamin D.

Vitamin D supplements don't boost bone health, study suggests

October 06, 2018 9:40 pm

The latest research, published in the Lancet Diabetes And Endocrinology, analyzed data from 81 trials, involving more than 53000 people, that tried to establish if over-the-counter supplements help in fractures, falls and bone density at all. 

Is Vitamin D deficiency an urban myth?

August 31, 2018 11:15 am

How is it that till even a decade ago, we never heard of illnesses caused by Vitamin D deficiency? We can thank Boston University endocrinologist, Dr Michael Holick for this new awareness.

Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups

December 03, 2014 10:45 am

Vitamin D supplements can reduce lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent in patients with a vitamin D deficiency.

‘Calcium supplements don’t prevent fractures’

June 16, 2012 3:20 am

For those groups,it said,there was insufficient evidence to recommend taking vitamin D with or without calcium to prevent fractures.

Vitamin D supplements 'as good as drugs at reducing BP'

April 26, 2012 2:31 pm

Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with high blood pressure,but until now there has been little scientific evidence.