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Vitamin D: Why current UK guidelines are failing pregnant and breastfeeding mothers

The UK is unique in not recommending universal supplementation of breastfed infants from birth. Mike Fischer CBE of the Vitamin D Association explains the evidence supporting early supplementation and argues that there is an urgent need for change.   The … Continue reading

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76% of People Do Not Know That Children Should Be Taking Vitamin D Supplements

The Huffington Post have recently reported that despite (incorrect) “NHS guidance suggesting that children aged six months to five years should receive daily vitamin D supplements, 59% of parents are not taking up the advice” and 76% of people still do not … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Improves Athletic Function

A recent report released by the American College of Sports Medicine has found a link between Vitamin D sufficiency and good muscle performance in sport:   Vitamin D and Exercise Performance Volpe, Stella Lucia Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., FACSM    

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More than 60% of Scottish athletes suffer from lack of sunshine.

According to the Scottish Herald, more than 60% of Scottish Athletes suffer from lack of sunshine:   http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/more-than-60-of-scottish-athletes-suffer-from-lack-of-sunshine.24376532

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