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Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of asthma attack

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Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of asthma attack A recent Cochrane review showed that low blood levels of vitamin D (the ‘sunshine vitamin’) have been linked to an increased risk of asthma attacks in children and adults with asthma. Asthma sufferers given vitamin D experienced fewer asthma attacks that needed treatment with oral steroids. Vitamin […]

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Vitamin C

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Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is an essential nutrient for health. It can only be obtained from our diet and is found in fruit and vegetables. The best sources are from uncooked, fresh foods. Cooking destroys or reduces the Vitamin C content of foods. Ascorbic acid was first isolated from lemons in 1932. Vitamin C deficiency’s […]

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