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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 Tue. 27.10.2015

New evidence about the safety of vitamin E: an e-nterview

The safety of vitamin E is well established. Since there is once again a spate of safety questions, it is time to discuss the most recent research on vitamin E.  Dr. Richard Passwater Read more...

Published Mon. 26.10.2015

The role of nutrition in a targeted approach to metabolic syndrome

DSM hosted a satellite symposium alongside the 12th European Nutrition Conference FENS last week, to discuss the role of micronutrients, including vitamin E and omega-3s, in a targeted approach to Read more...

Published Thu. 22.10.2015

Winner of the DSM Science & Technology Awards Europe 2015

Congratulations to Mehdi Sadaghian Sadabad who won the DSM Science & Technology Award Europe which is part of the DSM’s Bright Science Awards program, and was presented in partnership with the Read more...

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Time to Get Real About Preventing Neural Tube Defects in Europe

Babak and co-workers published an analysis of neural tube defect prevalence in Europe over a twenty year period from 1991 to 2011. The data was obtained from the extensive EUROCAT birth defect registry, which collects data from 43 registries in 23 countries in Europe.  It seems that in the past 20 years, the rate of neural tube defects has largely remained unchanged at around 9 pregnancies affected out of every 10,000. In contrast, rates of neural tube defects has fallen over the same period in the US. What is the difference?  Read more