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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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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