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Vitamin D Supplements

In 2016 the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) released their new report on vitamin D. In this report, they concluded that all adults in the UK should consider taking vitamin D supplements in the winter months (1). What Is Vitamin D? Vit …

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Flu Vaccine

How Effective Was The Flu Vaccine And Can Vitamin D Help? Public Health England’s 2016/2017 data revealed that the flu vaccine was only effective in less than 1 in 10 people aged 65 years old or older (i.e. 8%), and only 2 in 5 people aged 18 to 64 yea …

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Vitamin DAre you getting any? Vitamin D has been in the press a…

Vitamin DAre you getting any? Vitamin D has been in the press a lot lately because it has been decided that we all need to be supplemented with it in the winter. As a dietitian, I have seen loads of people with vitamin D deficiency and not just sick pe …

Vitamin D

How Much Vitamin D Do I need? In the United Kingdom, 50% to 88% of the people have vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is important for maintaining strong bones, protecting us from infections, and regulating calcium levels. In addition, vitamin D deficienc …

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