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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 Thu. 23.04.2015

Webinar on vitamin E and new science on Alzheimer's disease on 21 May 2015

In our aging society, Alzheimer's type dementia is a major concern. The disease can have a devastating impact on quality of life, with patients relying on caregivers for standard daily living Read more...

Published Fri. 17.04.2015

DSM Science & Technology Awards Europe: call for nominations out now!

DSM and the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) are pleased to invite nominations for the DSM Science & Technology Award Europe 2015. The award, carrying a cash prize of EUR Read more...

Published Wed. 15.04.2015

New study showing vitamin E deficiency in South Korea

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and functions primarily as an antioxidant. Inadequate vitamin E status may increase the risk of several chronic diseases. The objectives of the study were 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