Vitamin D Supplement Can Help Protect You from Cold and Flu

A new study, conducted by the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), states that the consumption of Vitamin D supplement can help in protecting people against respiratory infectious diseases, such as flu and cold.vitamin D supplement

For the study, the team of researchers analyzed data from 11,000 people who took part in 25 clinical trials in 14 countries, including the UK, Japan, U.S., India, and Italy. The results show that 1 person of 33 people taking the supplement was free from infection.

Researchers note: “The bottom line is that the protective effects of vitamin D supplementation are strongest in those who have the lowest vitamin D levels, and when supplementation is given daily or weekly rather than in more widely spaced doses.”