The sunshine vitamin is one of the hottest ingredients on the market today. Supplement sales are growing by over 100% year on year as more science emerges to support its potential benefits. Fortified and functional foods are also offering novel delivery systems for this ingredient.
Dosage recommendations for vitamin D supplementation in infancy do not help to raise levels to those considered 'optimal' by many experts - but do still being levels up to the...
Increased blood levels of vitamin D may increase the rate of muscle recovery after intensive exercise, says a new study from Utah-based scientists.
Improving levels of vitamin D in the blood via supplementation could help to fight of disease by affecting gene expression and boosting the immune system, say researchers.
Supplementation with vitamin D during pregnancy has no significant association with children's later bone heath, according o the largest ever study on maternal vitamin D supplementation.
Blood levels of vitamin D may affect the expression of genes linked to immune health and inflammation, Norwegian scientists report for the first time.
Supplements of vitamin D may improve cardiovascular health for diabetics, says a new study with implications for recommended doses in diabetics.
The dietary supplements industry should be encouraged and not threatened by increased scrutiny of its products by the mainstream medical community, because it means they are taking the products – and...
Low levels of vitamin D may be associated with an increased risk of depression in mid-life, says a new study from University College London in the UK.
Consumption of cow’s milk and vitamin D supplements are the two most important factors determining a child’s vitamin D status, according to a new study.
Nations that consume a lot of milk also tend to produce a lot of Nobel Prize winners, a letter published in Practical Neurology has suggested.
There is a significant correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness, race, and low vitamin D levels, according to new research.
Two cups (500ml) of milk per day is enough to maintain adequate vitamin D and iron levels in children aged between two and five, a Canadian study has claimed.
Alternative foods may offer fortification potential for vitamin D to help boost intakes of the sunshine vitamin among sections of the population that need it most, says a new review...
A supplement containing a combination of fish oil, probiotics, and extracts from fruit and vegetables may improve lung function in young asthmatics, says a new study from Taiwan.
Nordic Naturals has launched a new plant-based Vitamin D3 liquid supplement derived from an edible lichen-developed by UK-based supplier ESB Developments Ltd.
Vitamin D may help to battle cancers by blocking cell growth and slowing the progression of pre-malignant to malignant states, say researchers.
2012 is turning out to be a very good year for the vitamins sector. Aside from the feel good factor of the essential nutrients turning 100, vitamins have also won...
Potassium citrate, commonly used to regulate the acidity of food and drink products, could also help to boost bone health according to new research findings.
New data that ‘strongly implicates’ maternal levels of vitamin D with the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in children means there is now a strong case for supplementation of pregnant...
Supplementation with vitamin D has been shown to slash the risk of winter time respiratory infection by half, according to a new randomised trial.
Vitamin D deficiency is very common among children with critical illnesses, and it is associated with worse outcomes, according to new research.
Supplement manufacturer Global Health Trax (GHT) claims sales of its new plant based Vitamin D3 supplements — claimed to be the only 100% plant-based D3 products on the North American...
Low levels of vitamin D could mean a much greater risk of death in older adults – especially those who are frail – according to new research.
Ensuring sufficient blood levels of vitamin D may reduce the risk of reduced lung function in smokers, suggests a new study from Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The use of high-dose vitamin D supplements for the reduction of fractures in the elderly has been backed by a new analysis of clinical trials.