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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. 19.02.2015

Long-term multivitamin-mineral use tied to women's cardiovascular health

A new analysis of mortality from heart disease over more than 20 years finds that women who took multivitamin-mineral supplements for three years or more were significantly less likely to die. Read Read more...

Published Wed. 18.02.2015

Study reveals how lutein and zeaxanthin enhance visual performance in younger consumers

The 'GLARE2' study, conducted in a cooperation between DSM, Kemin and the University of Georgia, has shown how lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation can improve the ability to see objects under glare Read more...

Published Fri. 13.02.2015

Low vitamin D levels in adulthood have been associated with cardiovascular disease

Researchers in Finland have found that low vitamin D intake during childhood is associated with a higher risk of sub-clinical atherosclerosis in adulthood. IMT, carotid intima-thickness, is an Read more...

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Increasing EPA and DHA Concentrations in Blood to Modify Diabetes Risk

Fats are carried in the blood in many forms (chylomicrons, lipoproteins, etc). The enzyme, lipoprotein lipase, found in blood vessels, muscle and fat cells releases free fatty acids, also known as nonesterified fatty acids (NEFA), which serve as a fuel source. NEFA can be chronically elevated and have pathological consequences in individuals who are obese or diabetic. Elevated NEFA are an independent risk factor for sudden death. Read more