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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. 30.10.2014

Food for thought: 15-25% of adults are insufficient in vitamin B3

Dietary surveys indicate that 15 to 25 percent of older adults do not consume enough vitamin B3 in their diets to meet the recommended intake values. Having enough vitamin B3 in the body however, is Read more...

Published Tue. 28.10.2014

The Largest Part of Deaths Worldwide are due to NCDs

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) kill more than 36 million people each year. More than nine million of all deaths attributed to NCDs occure before the age of 60. Cardiovascular diseases account for Read more...

Published Mon. 27.10.2014

29 October 2014: Webinar on Nutritional Solutions to Counteract the Risk of Air Pollution

The impact of air pollution on human health is a global issue, with 80% of the population living in regions that exceed WHO air quality guidelines. Exposure has been associated with increased Read more...

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Multivitamin-Mineral Supplements are Safe, Practical Way to Obtain Nutrients

In the US, a supplement is taken orally and intended to “supplement the diet” with ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanical products, amino acids and substances such as metabolites. The Council for Responsible Nutrition reports that 68% of US adults report taking dietary supplements (50% report being regular users). The majority (>95%) use multivitamin-mineral supplements.  An overwhelming majority (83%) express confidence in the safety, quality and effectiveness of dietary supplements.  Read more