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Sunshine/Vitamin D and Hepatitis

Vitamin D3 Helps Block Hepatitis C Virus

Research is discovering that the metabolically active form of vitamin D3 (actually more of a hormone) can significantly inhibit hepatitis C infections. The supplemented form of vitamin D3 does not have the same effect.

vitamin D and frailty

Vitamin D Deficiency Speeds Aging and Early Death

Recent studies have determined that low vitamin D (25‐hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D)) levels in the blood increases the risk of earlier death and greater incidence of frailty later in life. Vitamin D and aging studied The most recent study, led by Dr. Ellen Smit,...