Higher percentages of body fat tend to yield a lowered Vitamin D status. However, evidence shows, Vitamin D is important in regulating metabolic markers associated with obesity and PCOS.
Autoimmune illnesses include 80 or more complex diseases characterised by self-reactive, pathogenic immune responses.
What are the most common immune challenges with young children? And what are the most common herbal and nutritional options to support immunity?
Recent research is indicating a relationship between low Vitamin D status and the incidence of recurrent cough and respiratory infection.
With emerging evidence that vitamin D may mediate immunomodulatory effects in patients with IBD, this study aimed to assess a speciﬁc supplementation regimen of vitamin D to increase serum 25(OH)D to 100-125nmol/L, and to evaluate change in disease activity.
What are the most vital nutrients needed when supplementing in pregnancy and why?
In this FX Medicine podcast Professor Michael Holick is interviewed on the latest evidence in support of higher dosing of vitamin D and the most recently identified health implications for deficiency.
Recent studies have shown that women who supplement with vitamin D during pregnancy have a greatly reduced risk of complications including gestational diabetes, preterm birth and infection. In this interview, Professor Michael Holick reviews this research and provides invaluable recommendations for those considering vitamin D supplementation.