Vitamin D in the brain: protection against dementia?

What is dementia? This syndrome, in which we observe a decline in our cognitive functions (loss of memory, attention, etc.), mainly affects older people, but is not a major component of aging. There are many forms of dementia; 60-70% of cases are associated with Alzheimer’s disease. As for the causes of dementia, they remain a … Read more

Vitamin D supplements do not protect against COVID-19

No, pill sun is not a real shield against Covid. But the hope of an easy and inexpensive preventive treatment against COVID-19 thanks to vitamin D seemed plausible. Several studies have shown that people who develop severe covid often lack this protein, which is known to play a role in innate immunity against respiratory viruses. … Read more

Daily supplementation of vitamin D and omega 3 would reduce the risk of autoimmune diseases

Rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, thyroid disease, psoriasis… autoimmune diseases, which often develop in exacerbations, are caused by a dysfunction of the immune system, which attacks the body’s healthy cells. These pathologies are incurable and require lifelong treatment (corticosteroids or biotherapy) to suppress the immune system. However, if it is not possible to cure them today, … Read more

nutritional supplements do not prolong life or prevent fractures

Two recent clinical trials show that the popular belief that vitamin D supplementation prevents bone fractures and prolongs life based on vitamin D’s biochemical mechanisms is not clinically supported. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Winter: are vitamin supplements necessary? To prevent infections or fight fatigue, many people take vitamins as winter approaches. But … Read more

Vitamin D does not appear to be effective in reducing fracture risk or mortality

Two recent clinical trials show that the popular belief that vitamin D supplementation prevents bone fractures and prolongs life based on vitamin D’s biochemical mechanisms is not clinically supported. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Winter: are vitamin supplements necessary? To prevent infections or fight fatigue, many people take vitamins as winter approaches. But … Read more

Calcium: What is it used for?

DECRYPTING – A dose of this essential mineral for the skeleton is often included in a general blood test. This can highlight a number of issues. What is it used for? 99% of dietary calcium enters the bones (and teeth) in the form of calcium phosphate. The rest circulates in the blood and is involved … Read more

Cancer: according to experts, the winning trio will protect against it

Significantly reduces the risk of developing cancer following three simple and natural rules everyday? This is what a team of scientists from the University of Zurich say. The recipe according to them: a combination of vitamin D,Omega 3 and D’exercise program home bodybuilding.In order to make this observation, scientists between 2012 and 2017 followed more … Read more

man hospitalized after overdosing on nutritional supplements

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Winter: are vitamin supplements necessary? To prevent infections or fight fatigue, many people take vitamins as winter approaches. But is this supplement really effective? How can you overdose on drugs oralcohol, you can overdose on nutritional supplements, which can have serious health consequences. Extreme case this is evidenced … Read more

This is why vitamin supplements are a waste of money for the vast majority of people who take them

Indiscriminate use of vitamins or supplements is at best useless and at worst dangerous, according to a new study. ©JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP Food supplements According to the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), there is “no evidence” that taking dietary supplements and vitamins can help prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer in healthy adults. The … Read more