Adequate Vitamin D Levels Cuts Risk Of Dying From Covid-19 In Half, Study Finds

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Are you getting enough vitamin D? It could help protect you from an adverse Covid-19 outcome.
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There's new evidence that getting enough vitamin D provides significant support in protecting hospitalized individuals infected with Covid-19 from adverse outcomes.

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) analyzed data from 235 people who were admitted to the hospital with Covid-19. They found that patients older than 40 years old were 51.5 percent less likely to die from the infection if they had a sufficient level of Vitamin D, which they define as being at least 30 ng/mL.

Dr. Michael F. Holick, lead author of…
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