"Treat the disease, you win some, you lose some. Treat the patient, you always win."
~Patch Adams~

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Fight the flu with vitamin D supplements

From the Chicago Daily Herald Online-----further evidence that Vitamin D boosts your immune system! Again, be sure to check with your doctor before starting/increasing a supplement (just because something is over the counter doesn't mean there is no risk---vitamins and supplements can interact with medications). I take 5000 IU's daily (per my doctor) and in the last three years, I have had two very light colds (about 24 hours in duration) and no flu illnesses.

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