Specialists understand better and better the coronavirus which arrived a year ago in France now. While waiting for the generalization of the vaccine and in order to cope with the different variants of the virus, doctors recommend vitamin D.
Why take vitamin D?
People infected with the coronavirus are now advised to take a good dose of vitamin D to prevent serious forms of the virus. In addition, the rest of the population can start a cure as a prevention. In fact, 1 in 4 French people have vitamin D deficiencies, indicates Public health France.
This is revealed in a press release signed by 73 French-speaking experts and six learned societies, published on Monday by the Angers University Hospital. Vitamin D brings vitality, energy and increases our immune defenses. It can also limit respiratory infections. According to experts, some proteins can be modulated by vitamin D, including ACE2. They explain : “ACE2 has protective effects against inflammation in several organs, including the lungs. “
Where can you find vitamin D?
The sun is the main source of vitamin D, but in winter you have to find alternatives. To do this, go for cod liver oil, cheese, fish, egg yolk or even yoghurts and butter.
Be careful, vitamin D does not replace treatments. It is nevertheless“A useful adjuvant to help prevent infection by SARS-CoV-2, but also and above all [pour réduire] the risk of severe forms of Covid-19, resuscitation and death linked to this virus ”. Finally, and not least, she is “Simple, safe, inexpensive, reimbursed by health insurance”.
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