EFSA: positive advice on health claim related to vitamin D
The EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was requested to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to vitamin D and contribution to normal development of bones and teeth. Contribution to normal development of bones and teeth is a beneficial physiological effect for infants and young children.
The Panel concludes that a cause and effect relationship has been established between the dietary intake of vitamin D and contribution to normal development of bones and teeth. The following wording reflects the scientific evidence: “Vitamin D contributes to normal development of bones and teeth” (EFSA Journal, 25 February 2014).
Click here for the full article (268 kB).
This item is also included in our monthly overview, the NVC Members-only Update. If you have any questions, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org, +31-(0)182-512411.