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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 Wed. 26.08.2015

Join Dr. Bruce Ames and DSM in a webinar on the emerging benefits of vitamin D

On September 23, DSM is hosting a webinar to present the latest science on vitamin D, showing emerging benefits for various life stages and health. This event will be joined by Prof. Bruce Ames, Read more...

Published Mon. 24.08.2015

Importance of vitamin E when dietary PUFA is increased

Today a new paper was published to further examine vitamin E function and requirements in relation to polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). The aim of the paper is to review the published evidence on Read more...

Published Thu. 20.08.2015

Study shows most US adults have low vitamin E status

According to a new Public Library of Science (PLOS) ONE study, 87% of 20-30 year old and 68% of 31-50 year old Americans are not maintaining optimal vitamin E levels. Vitamin E is a powerful 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