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National Nutrient Database Updated to Include Vitamin D Values
Date:10/8/2009

g from 1 to 118 percent of the Daily Value (400 IU).

The Vitamin D Download

Interest in vitamin D, also called the "sunshine vitamin" has exploded in the past year, making D the new hot nutrient among consumers and health professionals alike.

  • This year, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened a committee on calcium and vitamin D to determine if the current intake recommendations should be increased for all Americans. The report is expected in 2010.
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics doubled the amount of vitamin D it recommends for children and infants.
  • An emerging body of science, including laboratory, animal and epidemiological studies, suggests that higher intakes of vitamin D may be protective against some cancers, including pancreatic, breast, colon and colorectal cancers. (1)(2)(3)(4)
  • Scientists are also exploring links between low vitamin D status and increased risk for a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis.(5)(6)(7)
  • Influential scientists and researchers have gathered this week in Belgium to further explore vitamin D and its importance in health at the Vitamin D Workshop, hosted every three years by the University of California-Riverside.

Plantains, Gold Kiwifruit and Energy Drinks

Some other interesting facts about the database and the newly added foods and beverages:

  • The muscadine grape - which is a new addition to the database - is considered "America's First Grape," according to the USDA Agriculture Research Service. Sir Walter Raleigh wrote of their abundance when he landed on the coast of North Carolina in 1584.
  • Plantains are also referred to as "cooking bananas" and are often used in Latino cooking which is why they were recently added to the database. In many countries, this fruit is used more like a vegetable or for cooking rather than being eaten like
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