Zinc and Immunity

Great reminder today from Nutrigold about why zinc is just so important as a mineral. I always think zinc and magnesium are FAR more important in many ways than the usual calcium and iron you never stop hearing about. In these COVID times, zinc is particularly crucial - which is why it is recommended in …

Quote of the Day

 “Vitamin D could almost be thought of as a designer drug for helping the body to handle viral respiratory infections..... It boosts the ability of cells to kill and resist viruses and simultaneously dampens down harmful inflammation, which is one of the big problems with Covid.” Dr. Adrian Martineau, a professor of respiratory infection and immunity …

Keep Calm & Boost Immunity 13: Why Are Older People More At Risk?

Great blog post answering this vexing question from Biocare the other day. I've added it - and my comments as usual - to the COVID-19 Guidance document which you can always find here. Why are older people at more risk? An age-related decline in immune function is one of the most recognised consequences of ageing.[iii] This age-related change …