Vitamin D3

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Sucrosomial tech improves Vit D3 absorption

By Nikki Hancocks

A six week course of sucrosomial vitamin D3 supplementation leads to a more substantial increase in serum vitamin D levels than standard vitamin D3 supplements.

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Probiotics + vitamin D3 may boost performance in MMA athletes

By Stephen Daniells

Four-weeks of supplementation with a combination of five probiotic strains and vitamin D3 enhanced lactate utilization and offered anaerobic performance benefits for in mixed martial artists, says a new study from Poland.

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Vitamin D deficiency may boost risk of coronavirus infection

By Stephen Daniells

Scientists at the University of Chicago are calling for clinical trials to investigate if vitamin D may reduce COVID-19 incidence after their retrospective study found a link between deficiency of the sunshine vitamin and the likelihood of becoming infected...

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No bone benefit for high-dose vitamin D3

By Joseph James Whitworth

Daily supplementation with vitamin D3 at three times the standard dose provides no additional bone strength benefits in healthy infants, a clinical trial has found.

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Vitamin D3 backed to prevent and repair heart damage

By Will Chu

Nano sensors used to track how vitamin D3 affects cells have shown it is able repair damage to the heart brought on by metabolic conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes and atherosclerosis.

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Time to change vitamin D guidelines?

By David Anderson

New research suggesting vitamin D3 is twice as effective as vitamin should turn current guidance ‘on its head’, say those behind the study.

Is vitamin D3 more effective than D2?

Is vitamin D3 more effective than D2?

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin D3 is more effective at increasing blood levels of the sunshine vitamin than the D2 form, says the first-ever systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the effectiveness of the vitamin D forms.

High-dose vitamin D may alleviate menstrual cramps: Study

High-dose vitamin D may alleviate menstrual cramps: Study

By Nathan Gray

Women who experience painful menstrual cramps could find relief from high-dose vitamin D3, according to new research – which suggests the dietary supplement could provide an alternative to painkilling drugs that are currently used.

Tufts-Harvard study builds vitamin D's anti-diabetes potential

Tufts-Harvard study builds vitamin D's anti-diabetes potential

By Stephen Daniells

Daily supplements of vitamin D may boost the function of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, says a new study from Boston-based researchers that supports the potential role of the vitamin for pre-diabetics.


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