Citations for 'Be an immune system prepper'

Here are citations for the article "Be an immune system prepper" in the April 2021 issue of the Samaritan Ministries Christian Health Care Newsletter.

General links for multiple nutrients:  

Field, C. J., et al. (2002). "Nutrients and their role in host resistance to infection." J Leukoc Biol 71(1): 16-32.  

Roxas, M. and J. Jurenka (2007). "Colds and influenza: a review of diagnosis and conventional, botanical, and nutritional considerations." Altern Med Rev 12(1): 25-48.  

Shaik-Dasthagirisaheb, Y. B., et al. (2013). "Role of vitamins D, E and C in immunity and inflammation." J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 27(2): 291-295.  

Wintergerst, E. S., et al. (2007). "Contribution of selected vitamins and trace elements to immune function." Ann Nutr Metab 51(4): 301-323.  

Vitamin D3:  

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Adams, J. S. and M. Hewison (2008). "Unexpected actions of vitamin D: new perspectives on the regulation of innate and adaptive immunity." Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 4(2): 80-90.  

Bergman, P., et al. (2012). "Vitamin D3 supplementation in patients with frequent respiratory tract infections: a randomized and double-blind intervention study." BMJ Open 2(6).  

Liu, P. T., et al. (2006). "Toll-like receptor triggering of a vitamin D-mediated human antimicrobial response." Science 311(5768): 1770-1773.  

Martineau, A. R., et al. (2017). "Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data." BMJ 356: i6583.  

Vitamin D3 and COVID-19:  

Daneshkhah, A., et al. (2020). "The Possible Role of Vitamin D in Suppressing Cytokine Storm and Associated Mortality in COVID-19 Patients." medRxiv: 2020.2004.2008.20058578.  

Grant, W. B., et al. (2020). "Evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and Deaths." Nutrients 12(4).  

Hernandez, J. L., et al. (2020). "Vitamin D Status in Hospitalized Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Infection." The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.  

Meltzer, D. O., et al. (2020). "Association of Vitamin D Status and Other Clinical Characteristics With COVID-19 Test Results." JAMA Network Open 3(9): e2019722-e2019722.  

Ohaegbulam, K. C., et al. (2020). "Vitamin D Supplementation in COVID-19 Patients: A Clinical Case Series." Am J >span class="TextRun SCXW122152786 BCX9"> 27(5): e485-e490.  

Xu, Y., et al. (2020). "The importance of vitamin d metabolism as a potential prophylactic, immunoregulatory and neuroprotective treatment for COVID-19." J Transl Med 18(1): 322.  

Vitamin C:  

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Bozonet, S. M. and A. C. Carr (2019). "The Role of Physiological Vitamin C Concentrations on Key Functions of Neutrophils Isolated from Healthy Individuals." Nutrients 11(6).  

Liugan, M. and A. C. Carr (2019). "Vitamin C and Neutrophil Function: Findings from Randomized Controlled Trials." Nutrients 11(9).  

Mescic Macan, A., et al. (2019). "Therapeutic Perspective of Vitamin C and Its Derivatives." Antioxidants (Basel) 8(8).  

Simonson, W. (2020). "Vitamin C and coronavirus." Geriatric nursing (New York, N.Y.) 41(3): 331-332.  

Spoelstra-de Man, A. M. E., et al. (2018). "Vitamin C: should we supplement?" Curr Opin Crit Care 24(4): 248-255.  

Vorilhon, P., et al. (2019). "Efficacy of vitamin C for the prevention and treatment of upper respiratory tract infection. A meta-analysis in children." Eur J Clin Pharmacol 75(3): 303-311.  


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Haase, H., et al. (2006). "Correlation between zinc status and immune function in the elderly." Biogerontology 7(5-6): 421-428.  

Jain, A. L. (2002). "Influence of vitamins and trace-elements on the incidence of respiratory infection in the elderly." Nutrition Research 22(1): 85-87.  

Vasto, S., et al. (2007). "Zinc and inflammatory/immune response in aging." Ann N Y Acad Sci 1100: 111-122.  

Vitamin A  

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Cassani, B., et al. (2012). "Vitamin A and immune regulation: role of retinoic acid in gut-associated dendritic cell education, immune protection and tolerance." Mol Aspects Med 33(1): 63-76.