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Introducing Vitamins in Motion

Vitamins in Motion is an initiative to raise awareness and advocate for increased access to the essential vitamins all people need to be healthy and well-nourished. Vitamins in Motion aims to highlight the vital role vitamins play in nutrition and health, and calls for finding and implementing scalable, cost-effective solutions to address the world's vitamin deficiencies. 

This site provides you with important information, useful tools, latest scientific publications and ground-breaking books, all around micronutrients. Learn more about the initiative - Join us in setting Vitamins into Motion!  

Published Mon. 28.09.2015

Special opening event at the 9th DOHaD World Congress

A special event will open the 9th DOHaD World Congress on 9 November 2015: the symposium will discuss the nutrient needs in the first 1000 days to achieve nutrition related Sustainable Development Read more...

Published Wed. 09.09.2015

See how micronutrients unlock a full human potential

Micronutrients are important for far-reaching impacts on public health. Did you know that the right nutrition between the 1000 days between a woman's pregnancy and her child's 2nd birthday can have a Read more...

Published Wed. 26.08.2015

Join Dr. Bruce Ames and DSM in a webinar on the emerging benefits of vitamin D

On September 23, DSM is hosting a webinar to present the latest science on vitamin D, showing emerging benefits for various life stages and health. This event will be joined by Prof. Bruce Ames, Read more...

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Folate Status in New Zealand: Does Yeast Extract Spread Make a Difference?

Culture influences food choices and nutrient status at the population level.  Even in countries that share cultural roots, there can be marked differences in the consumption of certain foods. New Zealand is a prime example, where recent shortages in supply of the Kiwis own beloved brand of yeast extract spread lead to a “crisis” situation. The consumption of yeast extract spread on bread or toast is not only a quaint undertaking by antipodeans, as the high levels of B-vitamins that are consumed with the spread can be of public health significance. Read more