Vitamin D Reduces Illness

October 12th, 2010

Recent studies are showing that Vitamin D intake has the ability to reduce the chances of being sick or length of time being sick. “A daily vitamin D supplement may help young men enjoy more sick-free days during cold and flu season, a small study suggests.” Research has found that peopl... Continue Reading

Canadian Universities Investigate Importance of Vitamin D

April 7th, 2010

    Canwest News ServiceApril 7, 2010      If Canadians got the daily recommended value of vitamin D, there could be 37,000 fewer deaths each year and the country’s health-care system would save $14.4 billion, a study released Tuesday concluded. The investigation into vitamin D ... Continue Reading

Vitamin A and D Fortification: World Wide Trend

April 5th, 2010

It started as an insignificant process in the early 1900’s in which vitamins A and D were added to certain food matrices (margarine & milk). But now it has exploded into a trend that is not only sweeping across the world, but is also being introduced into new food matrices. Yogurt and cheese f... Continue Reading

How to Decrease the Variability in Testing Vitamins A and D in Dairy Products

February 23rd, 2010

Even though the importance of vitamin fortification in milk and other dairy products is well documented and enforced, there is still a lot of leeway when it comes to the actual testing of the final levels of these supplements. The traditional method of testing for vitamins A and D in dairy by HPLC ... Continue Reading

Vitamin A and D Analysis: Need for New Methodology

December 30th, 2009

Technology is always changing and so is the food we eat and drink. With regulations becoming more strict and time becoming of the essence, the need for rapid testing measures are becoming ever more crucial. Key researchers and government bodies have taken notice to this and studies are being conduct... Continue Reading