For over two years, the media has known only four topics: Putin, climate change, opposing genderism, and COVID. Mainstream media want us to believe that we are in the biggest pandemic of the century. There are two main arguments, however, which argue against this:
FIRST: in countries where there was (almost) no action, you cannot observe a general over-mortality.
SECOND: people who die with/from COVID become older on average than those who do not die with/from COVID.
While official propaganda is in full throttle to get the whole world vaccinated against a seasonal respiratory disease and implement measures that go against common sense, the actual pandemics of our Western civilization are ignored; no, even fuelled. The two pandemics I am talking about are vitamin D deficiency and obesity.
Vitamin D deficiency
There is no flu season, just low vitamin D season. About 80% of US Americans are vitamin D deficient. Skin needs to be struck by sunlight to synthesize vitamin D, an immunoregulating hormone. Dark skin contains melanin, an effective natural sunscreen that reduces vitamin D synthesis. The correlation of different skin colours worldwide is perfect with UVA/UVB radiation intensities. Neither cancer nor God or diversity had anything to do with the evolutionary pressure on the skin pigments. It's simply a health feature!
The following illustration is derived from a paper that determined the vitamin D status among UK biobank participants. It shows that the darker the skin colour, the higher the likelihood of vitamin D deficiency.
Hardly anyone in that survey achieved vitamin D levels above 30ng/mL. In addition, a publication from 2020 shows a strong correlation between vitamin D bloodserum levels and the severity of COVID.
“25(OH)D deficiency was observed among patients with COVID-19. Declined steadily 25(OH)D levels make a huge contribution to the scale of the progression of the disease.”
My diagram below illustrates the paper’s findings and shows that levels above 40ng/mL are more favourable. However, proper immune system function requires at least 50ng/mL, as my buddy Robin Whittle explained in this article.
This assumption is supported by Dror et al. (2021). They state that “patients with vitamin D deficiency (<20 ng/mL) were 14 times more likely to have [a] severe or critical [course of the] disease than patients with 25(OH)D ≥ 40 ng/mL”.
“Those with large amounts of melanin in their skin, the obese, those who avoid the sun, and the aged may need up to 5000 IU/day to obtain such levels, especially in the winter.” - Cannell et al. (2006)
Katz et al. (2020) made similar observations. In their paper, they stated:
Vitamin D deficiency is strongly associated with an increased risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The odds ratio for COVID-19 increases with vitamin deficiency in black individuals.
Diabetes, obesity, and periodontal disease are associated with an increased risk for COVID-19 and vitamin D deficiency.
The website vdmeta.com lists all available studies concerning vitamin D and Covid. The evidence that vitamin D prevents getting sick from Covid is overwhelming. However, many researchers administered vitamin D in the form of cholecalciferol, which takes weeks to raise the vitamin D bloodserum level. Instead, calcifediol (i.e. 25(OH)D should have been administered, as 1mg of calcifediol raises average levels from 20 to over 60ng/mL in less than 4 hours. This is the treatment all intensive care patients require but won’t get.
Obesity and vitamin D deficiency go hand in hand. The reasons for this are as follows:
The higher the degree of obesity, the higher the amount of blood circulating. More blood requires more vitamin D to achieve favourable levels.
Obese people usually go outside less. Also, many are ashamed to show skin in public.
However, vitamin D deficiency does not cause obesity. Instead, the root causes lay somewhere else: the diet.
About 75% of US Americans are overweight or obese. What these people generally have in common is that they consume:
Polyunsaturated vegetable oils rich in Omega-6 fatty acids
High amounts of sugars (Glucose, sucrose, fructose)
Way too many carbs
A meta-analysis shows that being obese was significantly associated with more severe disease and mortality. The reasons for this are the above-mentioned vitamin D deficiency, higher inflammation levels, and a generally poorer intestinal flora (>70% of the immune system is located in the intestine).
It is a mystery why governments and the media have admitted for over two years that obesity is the main comorbidity, and almost exclusively obese and elderly people died with a positive PCR test. But they have done absolutely nothing to help people lose weight and live healthier lives. Instead, sports clubs were closed, people were told to stay indoors (less movement and less sun exposure), and experimental and very likely harmful gene therapies were promoted. Nobody, young and healthy, must fear a seasonal respiratory virus. If the ruling authorities really cared about our health, they would have tried to fix the two real pandemics: vitamin D deficiency and obesity.
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It’s up to us to be healthy!
Since this will not happen, as there are no patents on healthy food and vitamin D, I will take over their task and help you to take your health back into your own hands. Here are my top 5 tips for living a healthy life.
Get out in the sun and supplement with vitamin D and K2 (to avoid calcification). Ensure your vitamin D blood serum level is above 50ng/mL.
Glutathione is the mother of all antioxidants. Eat pasture-raised eggs and selenium-rich foods to boost your glutathione levels. We need selenium to power glutathione peroxidase (GPX), the enzyme that removes free radicals inside the cell. Also, eat foods that contain B vitamins as they power glutathione reductase, an enzyme that recycles glutathione.
Consume fatty sea fish as they are rich in DHA and EPA (Omega-3 fatty acids) at least once a week. DHA is critical as it (1) lowers the genetic expression of four types of pro-inflammatory proteins and (2) lowers white blood cell secretion of three types of pro-inflammatory proteins.
Exercise several times a week. Exercising helps with weight loss, reduces your risk of chronic disease, and can help you sleep better.
Give up on sugars, vegetable oils, and (ultra-)processed foods. Cook with ghee, butter, extra-virgin olive oil, or cocos oil instead.
Eat healthily, ensure you have a good vitamin D bloodserum level, and never trust your government as they don’t want you to be healthy and live an excellent self-determined life.
By the way, I will launch a vitamin D product in December that addresses all the issues mentioned above. So follow my Sunfluencer Telegram Channel to stay up to date.
Dr. Simon :)
My family doc nearly refused my request for vitamin D level, she acquiesced and then as my result was 70 ( I’ve been actively working on elevating it) told me to stop supplementation. A “D” level should be routine with every annual physical. But when advised to stop supplementation, by a mask wearing doc ( who should know better) it’s hard to take any of her advice seriously. I need a new doc 🤷♀️
Thanks Simon! This page https://vitamindstopscovid.info/00-evi/ cites and discusses the most pertinent research on vitamin D and the immune system.
This includes how much vitamin D3 to take a day, on average (up to 10 days between intakes is OK) according to bodyweight and some health conditions, especially obesity which reduces the ability to raise circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D for any vitamin D3 intake as a ratio of bodyweight: https://vitamindstopscovid.info/00-evi/index.html#sjw-updated-ratios .
To raise the circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D level safely over 50 ng/mL 125 nmol/L in clinical emergencies such as COVID-19, sepsis, Kawasaki disease, MIS-C, severe influenza - or any acute illness - a single oral dose of 1mg calcefediol (which _is_ 25-hydroxyvitamin D) for 70 kg bodyweight will do this in 4 hours. Bolus 10m 400,000 IU vitamin D3 takes about 4 days due to the need for hydroxylation in the liver. Ordinary healthy intakes such as 0.125 mg 5000 IU vitamin D3 a day take months to raise the 25-hydroxyvitamin D from typical unsupplemented levels of 5 to 25 ng/mL to 50 ng/mL. See: Professor Sunil Wimalawansa's recent article in Nutrients: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/14/14/2997, https://nutritionmatters.substack.com/p/calcifediol-25-hydroxyvitamin-d-or and https://vitamindstopscovid.info/04-calcifediol/ .
Nothing is more important than raising your circulating 25-hydroxvyvitamin D level to 50 ng/mL 125 nmol/L, which is what the immune system needs to work properly, including reducing the risk of excessive inflammation.
See: https://vitamindstopscovid.info/06-adv/ on the Coimbra protocol (higher vitamin D3 intakes) to suppress the excessive inflammation which causes auto-immune disorders such as psoriasis, MS and rheumatoid arthritis. This excessively strong immune response evolved in our ancestors to counter the inflammation down-modulating compounds emitted by helminths (intestinal worms), which infected most or all of our ancestors all the time. Now we are dewormed, our inflammatory responses are often too strong. Helminthic therapy involves deliberately being infected with intestinal worms to suppress these inflammatory diseases: https://helminthictherapywiki.org/
The vitamin D people know nothing about helminths and the helminthic people do not seem to think about vitamin D.
If most or all people had 50 ng/mL or more circulating vitamin D3 humanity's burden of ill-health would be, very approximately, halved. There would only be occasional influenza and COVID-19 infections. There would be no pandemic spread, and those infected would rarely develop severe symptoms.