27 March 2019
Chromium is an essential trace element that enhances insulin function and influences carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism. It has been suggested that chromium could be used as an adjunct to weight loss and to improve blood sugar control in people with diabetes. This article examines current understanding in these areas and outlines recommendations for chromium consumption.
06 October 2017
Recent media headlines claim that three servings of fruit and veg is enough to live longer. Should we forget about current recommendations for five portions a day?
02 June 2013
The 2nd International Vitamin Conference brought together scientists and regulators in sharing new knowledge on vitamins. The Conference took place between the 23rd and the 25th of May 2012 in Copenhagen...
30 December 2011
Iodine deficiency is a significant public health concern, but it can be prevented by including certain iodine rich foods in your diet. Discover which here.
14 November 2011
Vitamin D has recently been hitting the headlines in Europe, highlighting the need for action to ensure that Europeans have enough vitamin D. But how should this be obtained? Is diet and sunshine enough, or do we need a bit of extra help?
06 September 2011
Sub-optimal vitamin D levels are highly prevalent among European adolescents, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition.