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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 Mon. 29.09.2014

Multivitamins aren't Drugs - they are Supplements

Some might believe vitamin supplements are a wasted investment. The reality is many people are not consuming enough vitamin and mineral-rich foods to meet the dietary reference intakes (DRIs). Read more...

Published Fri. 26.09.2014

Nutrition Research Priorities that will have the greatest impact on future health

The American Society for Nutrition identified the Nutrition Research Priorities whose advancement will have the greatest projected impact on the future health and well-being of global populations. Read more...

Published Thu. 25.09.2014

A recent survey shows: American's view of eye health is out of focus

A recent survey found that 83% of adults in the US believe worsening eye health is inevitable with age. What many people don't realize is that there is a connection between healthy eyes and 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