After a couple of record-breaking years, dietary supplement usage is returning to pre-pandemic levels. Data from CRN’s 2022 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements shows that 75% of Americans are using dietary supplements, down from 80% in 2021.
In an open letter being sent to world governments today (21st December), 120 health, science and medical experts from the UK, US, and Europe say there is clear scientific evidence that vitamin D reduces Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations, and deaths.
A new study found that a mother’s vitamin D level during pregnancy is associated with their children's IQ — suggesting that higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may lead to greater childhood IQ scores. The study also revealed significantly lower...
The associations between vitamin D status and COVID-19 risk continue to strengthen, with new data from Quest Diagnostics and Boston University indicating that people with deficiency in the sunshine vitamin may have a significantly higher positivity rate...
Scientists at the University of Chicago are calling for clinical trials to investigate if vitamin D may reduce COVID-19 incidence after their retrospective study found a link between deficiency of the sunshine vitamin and the likelihood of becoming infected...
Vitamin D deficiency may play an important role in the severity of COVID-19 infections so supplementation should be strongly advised at this time, according to researchers who studied mortality rates across the globe.
Once again FDA has denied Bayer’s request to approve a health claim linking vitamin D to the reduced risk of multiple scleroris on the grounds that the available scientific evidence does not meet the agency’s high standards for support.
Epidemics of seasonal viral infections, such as the flu, or seasonal fluctuations in mothers’ vitamin D levels, could explain why celiac disease is strongly associated with children’s season of birth and shed light on what triggers the autoimmune disorder,...
The FDA is amending the food additive regulations to allow manufacturers to fortify a wider range of plant-based dairy milk alternatives and yogurt alternatives with vitamin D2, and to increase the current permitted levels of vitamin D3 in dairy milk,...
A greater percentage of Non-Hispanic Blacks may be below the Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) for calcium, magnesium, vitamins A and D relative to Non-Hispanic Whites across all ages, says a new study.
Increased blood levels of the sunshine vitamin are associated with significantly lower risks of cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and fractures, according to data collected in the UK over 13 years.
NYU professor questions supplements; vitamin D expert supports efficacy of oral forms
FDA proposals to list "added sugars" on the Nutrition Facts panel have already generated heated debate, so it's unsurprising that its plan to include vitamin D is proving equally controversial, with critics claiming it could encourage over-consumption...
PLT Health Solutions will debut a new vegetarian source of vitamin D with a whole food mushroom powder at the Institute of Food Technologists trade show later in June in New Orleans. The new ingredient brings together several developing skeins in the...
Canadian supplier, Lallemand, has launched a form of baker’s yeast that has been altered to boost vitamin D levels and will be available to customers that already employ Lallemand's yeasts as well as new clients.
Researchers from the University of Ulster and University College
Cork are to embark on a three-year project to investigate what
level of dietary vitamin D is needed to maintain good vitamin D
status in winter.
Americans were warned last week that unless they up their
consumption of calcium and vitamin D, the number of people
suffering from osteoporosis and low bone mass is likely to jump,
and advised that supplements could be the answer.
A US cancer prevention expert says that if government required
calcium and vitamin D to be added to foods, it could achieve a 20
per cent reduction in colon cancer deaths and osteoporosis-related