Vitamin D Supplements

9th October 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

#VitaminD, Belfast, dietitian, vitamins
In 2016 the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) released their new report on vitamin D. In this report, they concluded that all adults in the UK should consider taking vitamin D supplements in the winter months (1). What Is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin which is important for healthy bones, teeth and

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Vitamin D: the sunshine vitamin

8th October 2016 / Elaine Allerton

#VitaminD, #sunshine, Vitamin/Mineral, supplements
Hello October!… Time to consider vitamin D supplements for everyone over the age of 1 from now until the end of March. Although it’s sunny in this October picture, the sun zenith angles are now too low in UK for us to synthesise vitamin D through skin exposure to the sun.  Vitamin D is important,

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Vitamin DAre you getting any? Vitamin D has been in the press a…

27th July 2016 / Sophie Medlin

#VitaminD, #sunshine, Fish, Nutrition, dietician, dietitian, food, ginger, healthy, healthylife, redhair, summer, vitamins
Vitamin DAre you getting any? Vitamin D has been in the press a lot lately because it has been decided that we all need to be supplemented with it in the winter. As a dietitian, I have seen loads of people with vitamin D deficiency and not just sick people in hospital! People who work in
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