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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 has interviewed Dr. Manfred... Read more...


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 address the risk factors in... Read more...


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 Federation for European Nutrition... Read more...


21.10.2015

Creating brighter lives: People+

For companies that take their social and environmental responsibilities as seriously as their bottom line, the Triple P (People, Planet, Profit) approach is well established. Until recently though, it is fair to say that the... Read more...


19.10.2015

World Osteoporosis Day

DSM is celebrating World Osteoporosis Day today 20 October 2015, by highlighting the importance of vitamin D in improving bone mineral density through calcium absorption and deposition. Marking the start of a year-long campaign,... Read more...


19.10.2015

DSM wins silver in two main categories at the 2015 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards

DSM has been honored with two Silver awards at the Cannes event for its films 'The Unsung Heroes of Science' in the Corporate Films category and 'Hidden Hunger' in the Informational Films category. The awards were presented at... Read more...


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 1,000 days to achieve nutrition related Sustainable Development Goals. The aim is to showcase... Read more...


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DSM and Sight and Life Congratulate American Society for Nutrition Award Winners

Dr. Mohsen Meydani, winner of the McCormick Science Institute Research Award

Presented to an investigator conducting clinical, translational, in vitro or ex vivo research whose contributions have advanced the understanding of the potential health benefits of culinary herbs and spices

Dr. Meydani is a Professor of Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, a Senior Scientist and the Director of the Vascular Biology Laboratory at the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HRNCA) at Tufts University. Dr. Meydani conducts groundbreaking research in the area of dietary antioxidants and oxidative stress in vascular function, aging and age-related diseases.

Dr. Maret G. Traber, winner of the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Nutritional Sciences Award

Given in recognition of recent investigative contributions of significance to the basic understanding of human nutrition

Dr. Traber is a Professor in the Nutrition Program, College of Public Health and Human Sciences; as well as the Helen P. Rumbel Professor for Micronutrient Research in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. Dr. Traber is considered one of the world’s leading experts on vitamin E. She pioneered the methodologies for evaluating vitamin E status in humans, and her work significantly contributed to establishing the Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin E.

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Could higher vitamin D intake in childhood help end the global diabetes epidemic?

This week 14 November was World Diabetes Day. The number of people living with diabetes worldwide is rapidly rising, with an estimated 422 million adults affected in 2014 compared with 108 million in 1980. As the issue becomes more pressing, research is increasingly focusing on the condition and the factors that may influence the risk of it developing. A recent study, in particular, has found a strong link between a higher intake of vitamin D in childhood and a decreased risk of type 1 diabetes. Read more