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  • Justin D Jenkins

Five Facts About Vitamin D as COVID-19 Cases Rise


Many are confused about the rising number of COVID-19 cases and information about the new vaccination rollout. With the pandemic still sweeping the world, information about ways to boost your immune system and stay safe & healthy dominates our news. Internationally recognized and award-winning surgeon Dr. Leslie Ray Matthews has launched a new campaign to educate the global community of the benefits of daily intake of Vitamin D. Dr. Matthews has revolutionized the use of "high-dose" Vitamin D in the frontline treatment of coronavirus and other diseases of chronic illnesses such as traumatic brain injuries, heart attacks, strokes, concussions, ventilator-associated pneumonia, sepsis, ARDS and infections.



Here are five facts about Vitamin D:

  1. Vitamin D3 is a steroid hormone and not a true vitamin

  2. Melanin in dark-skinned people blocks 95% of vitamin D3 production produced by the sun striking the skin.

  3. Vitamin D3 modulates the immune response and inflammatory response systems.

  4. Vitamin D3 is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world.

  5. 50%-80% of the world's population is vitamin D3 deficient.