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April 24, 2019

Gluten Free & Vitamin D

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.

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Babies Children Vitamin D

May 1, 2018

Why Do Children Need Vitamin D?

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.

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March 27, 2018

Recipes Rich In Vitamin D – Spiced Quinoa With Salmon & Eggs

Tuna, mackerel and salmon are ideal sources of vitamin D, which is essential for bone health, the immune system and muscle function, among other things. Quinoa is the new superfood that everyone is talking about is a must try this year if you have not already discovered it. To get you started, try this quick recipe to put a little spice into your Spring this season.

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