Vitamin D

Mommi provides solution to prenatal vitamin pill fatigue

Mommi provides solution to prenatal vitamin pill fatigue

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Pill fatigue is a growing battle throughout the supplements category as manufacturers experiment with different delivery formats. But the prenatal vitamin space targeting expectant mothers has been slow to innovate in this area, according to prenatal...

Dietary supplements are not eliglble for purchase using government benefits like SNAP, but trade groups have advocated for their eligibility as a measure to close the micronutrient gaps in low-income US households. Getty Images / jetcityimage

Notes from Nutrition 2018 in Boston

Does the micronutrient disparity in the US deserve more attention?

By Adi Menayang

From a list of about a dozen shortfall nutrients, US government health agencies recognize only a handful as a public health concern. Some researchers and trade groups argue that this shouldn’t be the case.

Vitamin D plus olive oil could aid muscle repair

Vitamin D plus olive oil could aid muscle repair

By Tim Cutcliffe

While vitamin D is best known for its strengthening effect on bones, it may also help repair muscle fibres when consumed in conjunction with extra-virgin olive oil, new rodent data suggests.

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Study says adequate sunlight exposure is vital

Vitamin D3 backed to prevent and repair heart damage

By Will Chu

Nano sensors used to track how vitamin D3 affects cells have shown it is able repair damage to the heart brought on by metabolic conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes and atherosclerosis.

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