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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 D – the sunshine vitamin

Many people are concerned about their vitamin D levels and not sure how much sun exposure they need in the UK. It is estimated that an unbelievable 90% of our vitamin D requirements come from sunshine. Vitamin D helps to maintain calcium levels in the body. Exposure to the sun, to the hands, arms, and […]

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