How vitamins A, D, and E help keep us safe all year long
In this video, Dr. Erica Zelfand explains the important impact of fat-soluble nutrients on immune function. After explaining the difference between fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins, Dr. Zelfand explores the details of how vitamins A and D and different forms of vitamin E can help us stave off viral infections and respiratory infections all year round. Several different studies are also discussed concerning how these nutrients may improve the efficacy of vaccines. Special considerations for seniors, pregnant women, smokers, children, vegans/vegetarians, and BIPOC populations are shared as well, along with dietary recommendations.