Given the current torrid pace of sales for some categories, the dietary supplement industry could emerge from the present crisis is a significantly strengthened position. Even categories that are in the doldrums stand to benefit.
Low levels of vitamin D are associated with reductions in blood vessel functioning, but this may not translate into an effect on cardiovascular disease incidence, according to the results from two new studies.
The UK government is advising pregnant and breastfeeding women to
boost their intake of vitamin D during the winter, and is
initiating a campaign to spread the word amongst health care
practitioners as well as consumers.