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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. 20.11.2014

One of the most compelling investments - get nutrients to the world's undernourished

In 2004 and 2008, the Copenhagen Consensus hosted two major conferences that helped shape overseas development spending and philanthropic decisions for years to come, directing more money to HIV/AIDS Read more...

Published Tue. 18.11.2014

Nutrient necessity - from hunger satisfaction to real health value

It has been proven in recent years, that certain food ingredients possess beneficial physiological and nutritional effects that go beyond widely accepted nutritional effects. The shift from hunger Read more...

Published Tue. 18.11.2014

Vitamin E may improve mental development of low birth weight infants

Long-term supplementation of extremely low birth weight infants with vitamin E may improve mental development, according to a new study from Japan. The data indicates that the children that received 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