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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. 28.09.2015

Special opening event at the 9th DOHaD World Congress

A special event will open the 9th DOHaD World Congress on 9 November 2015: the symposium will discuss the nutrient needs in the first 1000 days to achieve nutrition related Sustainable Development Read more...

Published Wed. 09.09.2015

See how micronutrients unlock a full human potential

Micronutrients are important for far-reaching impacts on public health. Did you know that the right nutrition between the 1000 days between a woman's pregnancy and her child's 2nd birthday can have a Read more...

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...

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Vitamin D, DHA, Lactating Women and their Babies

Colostrum, the milk produced during the first few days of lactation, is particularly rich in nutrients needed by infants. The nutritional content of human milk continues to change during the course of the lactation and differs among women. Human breast milk does not contain enough vitamin D (or vitamin K) to meet infant requirements. Two options exist. Both involve increasing vitamin D intake by 1) infants directly or 2) the mother to increase the vitamin D content of her breast milk.  Read more