How to Keep Your Vitamin D Levels up this Winter

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The world of social media provides an overwhelming amount of information on food and nutrition. Often this information can be misleading and, in some instances, harmful to people’s health. For the average person, it is difficult to know whether this information is fact or fiction. UCD Food and Health Public Lectures 2022 features ‘How to Keep Your Vitamin D Levels up this Winter’ from Dr Aifric O’Sullivan

How to Keep Your Vitamin D Levels up this Winter

The UCD Institute of Food and Health is an international leader in food and health research focusing on Food Safety, Food Sustainability, Primary Production Systems, Innovative Processing & Food Quality, and Nutrition & Health. Communicating sound, factual scientific-based evidence is an integral part of our work. Continuing the 2022 series of public lectures, UCD invite you to Aifric O’Sullivan’s lecture How to Keep Your Vitamin D Levels up this Winter – taking place on Monday 14th November 2022.

The lecture will be streamed live via ZoomRegistration is essential and a link will be sent in advance of each lecture with login details.

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