Avonmore Super Milk and the Mercer Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St James’s Hospital recently announced that they will partner on a new Vitamin D Research Project.
The aim of the project is to learn more about Vitamin D levels and bone health of the Irish and to promote Vitamin D consumption, the dairy supplier said in a statement.
Mercer's Glanbia Bone researcher at MISA, Helena Scully, said the aim of the study is to identify contributing factors to low Vitamin D levels.
A team of people from MISA will look at about 10,000 blood samples of people from all age groups so they can gain understanding, according to a statement.
“Since its introduction to the market, Avonmore Super Milk has been at the forefront of promoting bone health and Vitamin D consumption for the Irish population,” said Eoin Doyle, head of marketing, Glanbia Consumer Foods.
“We are proud to be partnering with MISA on this substantial body of research and look forward to gaining a greater insight into the current status of Vitamin D levels and bone health in Ireland.”
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