Vitamin D may be essential for the reproduction of a nearly extinct bird

Posted on: October 29, 2015   by  Vitamin D Council


In a unique study that was recently published, scientists discovered why rimu berries are the favorite food choice for the nearly extinct kakapo. They found that these berries contain large amounts of vitamin D, which is required for the kakapo to lay eggs and for the chick to grow.

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