Posted 05 November 2009 - 06:44 AM
Posted 05 November 2009 - 09:21 AM
You also might consider a probiotic. It comes in capsule, tablet, and powdered form.
Posted 06 November 2009 - 12:47 AM
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Chief Seattle
Posted 07 November 2009 - 03:32 PM
Having said that......so far, I'm the only one who did not get the swine flu in my house. Makes ya think.....
Posted 07 November 2009 - 03:45 PM
Recently, Cannell and colleagues have suggested that vitamin D deficiency is a major risk factor for influenza and that vitamin D may be effective in reducing influenza incidence and severity.
In both publications, the authors concluded that physiological doses of vitamin D (5,000 IU/day for adults and 1,000 IU/day for every 25 pounds of body weight in children) might reduce the incidence of influenza, and proposed that pharmacological doses (2,000 IU/kg/day for 3–4 days) may have a treatment effect in influenza. The authors present epidemiological evidence suggesting that the seasonality of vitamin D deficiency may explain the seasonality of influenza epidemics and that the epidemiology of vitamin D deficiency may help explain the confusing epidemiology of influenza. However, the seasonality of influenza may also be explicable by other factors. For example, it has been shown that low absolute humidity favours the survival of the influenza virus.
Taken from http://en.wikipedia....D_and_influenza
I take D3 5,000 I.U and the kids take Animal Parade and theirs is 500 I.U.
S and N- 7.24.06
Posted 08 November 2009 - 01:32 AM
Posted 09 November 2009 - 01:31 PM
Oh, forgot to mention.... I'm taking 4,000 IU's per day, DH is on 6,000 and my little girlies are on 500 (they get a lot from milk). That's based on 35 IU's per pound of body weight.
Edited by here we go!, 09 November 2009 - 01:32 PM.
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