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New method to get more vitamin D in eggs?

Posted on: August 2, 2013   by  John Cannell, MD


More and more, food producers are looking for ways to increase vitamin D content in foods, especially eggs. I have written about eggs and vitamin D before:

Eggs: With or without vitamin D? Posted on February 8, 2013 by John Cannell, MD.

Now, Doctor Alexandra Schutkowski, working under Professor Gabriele Stangl, of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany have added a lot to the knowledge of vitamin D and possible vitamin D food sources from chickens.

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2 Responses to New method to get more vitamin D in eggs?

  1. Rita and Misty

    Consumers want what they are told they need….

    Just look at the sunscreen marketing campaign from the 1980s.

    Community outreach is good.

    A marketing campaign similar to what the sunscreen industry utilized would be better.

    The mainstream audience is the target and somehow must be reached.

  2. smilin_sue@hotmail.com

    Great article. And interesting that the majority of the 7-DHC was in the chicken legs. Perhaps a connection between chickens applying preening oil from the uropygial gland located near the base of their tails?

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