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Latest AJCN editorial discusses ODIN RCT data

The latest American Journal of Clinical Nutrition editorial discusses new evidence from recently published ODIN randomised controlled trials in the UK and Denmark on vitamin D dietary requirements for children & adolescents Click here to access the editorial.

 

New RCT data on vitamin D requirements in children

ODIN publishes new randomized controlled trial data on dietary requirements for vitamin D in 4-8 year old children. To read full article click here.

 

Tesco launches new range of vitamin D enriched mushrooms

A new range of vitamin D2 enriched mushrooms that were developed, in part, within ODIN and are produced by ODIN partner, Monaghan Mushrooms have been launched in Tesco stores in the UK. Read more here

 

Vitamin D-enhanced eggs can protect against vitamin D deficiency in winter

New RCT data published by ODIN's Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research shows that vitamin D-enhanced eggs can protect against vitamin D deficiency in winter. Click here to read a summary of the study or to access the full publication.

 

New ODIN publication on Vitamin D requirements in adolescents

New data on vitamin D requirements in adolescents aged 14-18 years from a dose-response, double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. To access the full publication click here.

 

New ODIN publication - Vitamin D3 fortified cheese can prevent vitamin D deficiency during winter

ODIN publishes new RCT data showing reduced-fat Gouda cheese enriched with vitamin D3 effectively prevents vitamin D deficiency during winter in postmenopausal women in Greece. Click on the links here to read a summary or to access the full publication

 

New ODIN data on UVB availability in Europe

ODIN has published new data on seasonal changes in UVB availability in Europe for vitamin D production and associations with population serum 25 hyroxyvitamin D.  Click on the links here to access a pdf of the full publication or for a summary.

 

High vitamin D status is associated with lower risk of pregnancy complications

New publication just out showing high vitamin D status is associated with lower risk of pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia and small-for-gestional age babies from ODIN's Professor Mairead Kiely and colleagues at http://ajcn.nutrition.org/…/…/06/29/ajcn.116.130419

 

ODIN at the 4th International Vitamin Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark 25-27th May, 2016

ODIN PIs and researchers made a significant contribution to the recent 4th International Vitamin Conference in Copenhagen. ODIN's Professor Kevin Cashman was an invited keynote speaker while ODIN Professors Mairead Kiely and Christian Mølgaard, and Dr Jette Jakobsen gave plenary lectures. There were oral presentations given by ODIN participants Ellen van Heuvel and Manfred Eggersdorfer. In addition, two posters were presented by ODIN researcher, Jelena Milešević and her colleagues at Eurofir. Read more here.

 

ODIN Spring 2016 Newsletter

Catch up with all the latest news and events in the latest ODIN newsletter here

 

ODIN publication discussed in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Editorial

Read the latest American Journal Clinical Nutrition editorial http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/current in which ODIN publication "Vitamin D deficiency in Europe:pandemic?" http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/early/2016/02/10/ajcn.115.120873.long is discussed.


Congratulations to ODIN’s Taryn Smith on award to attend 19th Workshop on Vitamin D in Boston, USA March 2016

Congratulations to ODIN’s Taryn Smith from the University of Surrey who won the Trainee Travel Award to attend and give an oral presentation on the “Estimation of dietary requirement for vitamin D in UK adolescents aged 14-18 year: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.”  at the 19th Workshop on Vitamin D in Boston, USA held between 29th and 31st March, 2016.


ODIN at 19th Workshop on Vitamin D in Boston, USA March 2016

There were a significant number of ODIN oral and poster presentations at the 19th Vitamin D Workshop in Boston, MA recently. These included ODIN-related oral presentations by Professor Kiely, Professor Sempos and Professor Lips on vitamin D in a pregnancy cohort, vitamin D measurement standardization, and vitamin D and type II diabetes, respectively.  There were 5 ODIN-related poster presentations by Professor Cashman, Dr. Smith, Dr. Adebayo and MS. Hauger.

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