(WSYR-TV) - The common cold, it seems, is an inevitable annoyance we all have to suffer through. But did you know that supplements, like vitamin D, don't help at all?
Vitamin D struck out in the latest study on whether it can help prevent or shorten the common cold.
Researchers found that increasing vitamin D levels doesn't provide any additional protection against colds.
Although the vitamin is thought to play a key role in immune function, the new study suggests, as a supplement, it's powerless to fight off respiratory infections, even in high doses.
The study was published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association