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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

A video presentation: vitamin D reduces burden of respiratory infections

A new randomized controlled trial published in the British Medical Journal finds that vitamin D reduces burden of respiratory infections and reduces the need for antibiotics, among other things. The Vitamin D Council breaks down these findings in a nice and easy video presentation.

Source:

Peter Bergman, Anna-Carin Norlin, Susanne Hansen, Rokeya Sultana Rekha, Birgitta Agerberth, Linda Björkhem-Bergman, Lena Ekström,6 Jonatan D Lindh, Jan Andersson. Vitamin D3 supplementation in patients with frequent respiratory tract infections: a randomised and double-blind intervention study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001663

About Brant Cebulla

Brant Cebulla was a staff member for the Vitamin D Council from May 2011 to April 2014. He has keen interests in nutrition and exercise.

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