While Dr. Anthony Fauci admits most “so-called immune boosting” supplements being marketing amid Covid-19 mostly do “nothing,” he does believe in the benefits of vitamin D.
“If you are deficient in vitamin D, that does have an impact on your susceptibility to infection. So I would not mind recommending, and I do it myself taking vitamin D supplements,” Fauci, 79, said during an Instagram Live on Sept. 10.
But figuring out if whether you are vitamin D deficient and how much of the supplement you need to take is complicated. In fact, medical professionals have been debating the efficacy of routine vitamin D screenings and supplementation recommendations for years. Read more…..
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Dr. Fauci says to take vitamin D if you’re deficient — here’s how to know.