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Probiotics Benefit Hospitalized Patients Taking Antibiotics

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  According to a study published in the June 2013 issue of the journal, Open Medicine, 10% of people in the hospital treated with antibiotics will get diarrhea, and 15% of those will be C diff, which often causes severe, even life-threatening, colitis. The authors pooled 16 studies that included 3400 patients and tracked the incidence of those getting...

Vitamin D

submitted by: admin on 02/16/2015
Over the past decade we've come to understand that vitamin D is vital for normal cell biochemistry. When levels of vitamin D are low we are at high risk for many diseases that include type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart attacks, strokes, osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, many cancers, depression, muscle and joint pains, Alzheimer's disease, and many...

Vitamin D3 Protects Against Viruses, Cancer, and Autoimmunity

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2016
  A report in the journal, Journal of Leukocyte Biology, showed that levels of vitamin D3 below 20 ng/ml led to a higher incidence of viral infections, cancer, and autoimmune disorders. This, of course, suggests that supplementing with vitamin D3 could help prevent or treat these conditions. Low levels of vitamin D3 lead to higher production of antibodies...