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The truth about Vitamin D and Covid-19

It’s cheap, it’s widely available and it has been shown to mitigate the severity of the Covid-19 virus. So why aren’t we all dosing up on the sunshine vitamin?

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It is advisable to stick to the recommended amounts to avoid vitamin D toxicity

It is advisable to stick to the recommended amounts to avoid vitamin D toxicity

It is advisable to stick to the recommended amounts to avoid vitamin D toxicity

Supplements get a mixed press. There are the people who are resolute about the benefits reaped from their daily dose of vitamins and minerals, and then there are the reports that conclude the supplement habit is, at best a waste of money, at worst something that is potentially damaging to health.

But not all supplements are equal. More evidence is emerging that there’s one that could help us in the fight against Covid-19. Readily available, and for just some 5c a tablet, this isn’t some new wonder drug ­— it’s vitamin D.
You’ve probably heard of vitamin D. You’re also probably deficient in it, simply due to the latitude we live at.


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