Interview Opportunity/Media Advisory - Experts available to discuss new findings on Vitamin D

    TORONTO, June 8 /CNW/ - Vitamin D, often referred to as the "sunshine
vitamin", is well-known for the role it plays in helping the body absorb
calcium and maintain strong bones for the prevention of osteoporosis. However,
U.S. researchers are announcing the first direct link between cancer
prevention and Vitamin D in a study published today in the American Journal of
Clinical Nutrition. The findings of the four-year clinical study involving
1200 women found that those taking vitamin D had about 60% reduction in cancer
    Jamieson Laboratories, Canada's leading manufacturer of natural health
products, offers a number of Vitamin D products, including Vitamin D 1,000 IU,
Vitamin D 400 IU and Vitamin A & D Fortified. One in two Canadians uses a
Jamieson Vitamin D product.
    Experts are readily available to discuss the new research and benefits of
Vitamin D:

    WHO:      Dr. José Lança, M.D. and Dr. Joel Gagnier, N.D., are experts in
              complementary therapies in the natural health industry.

    WHAT:     Dr. José Lança, M.D. and Dr. Joel Gagnier, N.D., are available
              to discuss the benefits and recent studies that demonstrate the
              effectiveness of Vitamin D, insight into the recent U.S. study
              findings, suggested sources of vitamin D and safe ways to
              incorporate vitamin D into your diet.

    WHERE:    Dr. José Lança and Dr. Joel Gagnier are available to support
              interview requests.

    WHEN:     Dr. José Lança and Dr. Joel Gagnier are available at a mutually
              convenient time for both electronic and print interviews.

    WHY:      Due to positive research findings Vitamin D is top-of-mind with
              Canadian consumers.

For further information:

For further information: or to book an interview with a subject matter
expert please contact John B. Challinor II, APR, Director of Communications,
Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052, Ext. 4205,;
Stephanie Blok, Manager of Public Relations, Jamieson Laboratories, (416)
960-0052, Ext. 2714,

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