1 in 100 people in the UK have coeliac disease and many more have a gluten intolerance, making these conditions much more common than previously thought. People with such conditions may find it difficult to get all the vitamins and minerals they need; firstly, from not being able to digest and absorb nutrients as easily as the rest of the population. Another factor is that many foods and supplements contain gluten, or may be contaminated with traces of gluten such as oats. Read on to learn about these conditions and the implications it may have on your vitamin D intake. Read more
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More than half a million people in the UK define themselves as vegans, and it’s a lifestyle that more and more people adopt every day for a range of motivations, whether it’s environmental, health-based or animal welfare related. The NHS advises that a well-planned vegan diet should be enough to provide us with all the nutrients our bodies need, at any stage of our lives. However, they also advise that improper planning could mean you miss out on essential vitamins and minerals... Read more
Topping up and maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D3 has become a priority especially for those who work indoors. It’s clear that maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D3 is important but are you at risk yourself? If you’re an office worker or just work indoors, you may be. Read more
As parents there are many things in life we want for our children, but ensuring our kids are happy and healthy comes at the top of that list. Vitamin D is required to help regulate the amount of calcium and phosphorus in our bodies and we all know how fast babies and children's bones grow. This is one reason why the European Food Safety Association (EFSA) state that vitamin D is essential for the normal growth and development of bones in children. Read more