Can Vitamin D Help Combat Covid-19

There is a constantly growing amount of research which suggests that a lack of vitamin D greatly contributes to the weakness of the immune system and its inability to overcome viral infections including Covid-19.

– For instance, according to the new medical research by I. Pugach and S. Pugach, there is a “Strong Correlation Between Prevalence of Severe Vitamin D Deficiency and Population Mortality Rate from COVID-19 in Europe (>).

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Should I Take Probiotics on an Empty Stomach, Between Meals or With Meals?

Because there is a lot of confusion concerning this subject and even many practitioners still recommend taking probiotics on an empty stomach, let’s try to find out what is the best time of the day to ingest them.

Since we know that the more acidic the stomach is the more harmful it can be for the probiotic bacteria, the answer to the above question is very simple – we should take probiotics when the stomach is less acidic. Read more

Psychobiotics (Probiotics) & Mood

Psychobiotics (Probiotics) & Mood

Obesity, diabetes, depression, heart disease and irritable bowel syndrome are but a handful of conditions that may be helped by rebalancing your gut flora. Over 30 different beneficial pharmacological actions of probiotics have been identified and hundreds of studies have demonstrated that probiotics can be helpful for over 170 ailments!

Symptoms indicating you’re lacking healthy bacteria include: gas, bloating, constipation, frequent nausea, headaches, and sugar cravings. Most people do not realise the importance of healthy gut bacteria in maintaining overall health, particularly your immune, digestive and nervous system function.

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The Best Vitamins for Women

Best Vitamins for Women

Written by Vesna Manasieva, BSc Alternative Medicine; MSc Pharmacology

While it’s possible to get all of the vitamins and minerals from a carefully selected food and a nutrient-rich diet, research shows that many women still experience at least one type of nutrient deficiency, if not more. There are 13 vitamins important for women’s health—including Vitamin C, A, D, E, K and the B Vitamins (such as Thiamine and Vitamin B12), plus a number of important trace minerals and fatty acids. It’s believed that around 30 percent of all women are deficient in one or more of these vitamins and minerals, and for many women the risk only increases with age. Read more