The International Food Information Council has released results from their 2013 Functional Foods Consumer Survey.
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It’s often cited that the human body can make 10,000 to 25,000 IU of vitamin D, maybe more, in a single session of full body sun exposure. How do we know that?
Do meat eaters, fish eaters, vegetarians and vegans have different vitamin D levels? And are we getting extra vitamin D from a unknown source?
Dr Robert Heaney and colleagues were curious about how much vitamin D people get from different food sources. Dr Cannell reviews the surprising results.
Dr Cannell discusses food fortification with a reader and contemplates what the most effective approach would be.
Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA took a look at research to date to re-evaluate if a change in the upper limit was necessary.
How much do you know about the link between body weight and vitamin D? Test yourself and learn more with this short quiz!
Dr Cannell reviews the research on vitamin D on the web and points out many shortcomings of the information provided.