Although vitamins celebrate their centenary this year, conceived by a Polish biochemist in 1912, most of us are still falling short of recommended daily intakes, even in the wealthiest countries.
A review of publicly available data by DSM and published in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that the shortfalls are above 75% in:
- Germany (for vitamin D and folic acid)
- the UK (for vitamins D and E)
- the US (for vitamins A, D and E).
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