A international evidence review conducted jointly by researchers from the University of Melbourne and Harvard University has found certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants. Omega...

The number of foods requiring mandatory Vitamin D fortification in Sweden may soon increase due to a proposal by the Swedish National Food Agency (NFA). Currently in Sweden, all milk and margarine must...

Consumers want to improve bone health with calcium and vitamin D enriched food products Two in five UK consumers want to improve their bone health, presenting ample opportunity for food and beverage brands...

FDA proposed format nutrition labels The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including...

Adding ginger to asthma medications may improve their effectiveness, according to new US research. A new study from New York’s Columbia University found that components of the peppery root spice ginger...

Australian Food News recently reported a call for fortification of milk with Vitamin D by nutritionist Professor Carol Newsom. The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) Vitamin D deficiency study has echoed...

At a conference in Melbourne today (Tuesday 12 June 2012), a leading Australian nutrition expert called for an urgent increase in Vitamin D to milk to be authorized by the government. At the conference,...

New research from Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, based in Perth Western Australia, has found that children of mums who had low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy are twice as likely to...

Almost one-third of adults over the age of 25 have a Vitamin D deficiency, a new study from the University of Melbourne has found. The study involved 11,218 Australians. The overall prevalence of vitamin...

With most people unable to get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food — bread made with high-vitamin D yeast — could fill that...