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Belgium proposes legal changes on self-checking and food supplements

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Legislative changes in Belgium's General Food Law Act could see changes to existing rules on the maximum levels for various nutrients, while for some nutrients the maximum levels could be removed entirely.

Large prospective studies are now merited to understand the definitive role of vitamin D in patients on statin therapy. ©iStock

Vitamin D blunts negative impact of statins in diabetes patients post-exercise: RCT

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Sports nutrition regulation has improved but is still uncertain: ESSNA

Vitamin A deficiency is considered a major public health problem in low and middle income countries. ©iStock

No evidence to link vitamin A supplementation with fewer baby deaths: Cochrane review

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What should EFSA do to improve the NHCR?

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EFSA must make claims process easier to promote innovation, warn experts

Vitamin D supplementation does not prevent CVD, study said. ©iStock

Monthly vitamin D supplementation does not prevent cardiovascular disease: Clinical trial

EU project to create unified infrastructure for food and nutrition research

EU project to create unified infrastructure for food and nutrition research

Europe needs 'proper' cannabidiol regulations for foods and supplements, says association

Europe needs 'proper' cannabidiol regulations for foods and supplements, says association

Researchers confirm chicory inulin benefits on blood sugar

Researchers confirm chicory inulin benefits on blood sugar

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