A new randomized controlled trial published in the British Medical Journal finds that vitamin D reduces burden of respiratory infections and reduces the need for antibiotics, among other things. The Vitamin D Council breaks down these findings in a nice and easy video presentation.
Peter Bergman, Anna-Carin Norlin, Susanne Hansen, Rokeya Sultana Rekha, Birgitta Agerberth, Linda Björkhem-Bergman, Lena Ekström,6 Jonatan D Lindh, Jan Andersson. Vitamin D3 supplementation in patients with frequent respiratory tract infections: a randomised and double-blind intervention study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001663