Vitamin D Supplements

Are you taking vitamin D pills in addition to your daily CF multivitamin? If the answer is yes, you may want to ask your CF Center about taking MVW Complete Formulation® multivitamins with higher vitamin D. The higher D products are currently available as a softgel and will soon be available as a bubble gum.. read more →

HudsonAlpha recognized for a best-in class building

by Travis Leder The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, recognizing it as best-in-class for building strategies and practices. LEED certified buildings are known to save money and resources, promote renewable and clean energy, and provide positive health impacts on occupants. “When making a LEED.. read more →

Update on Access to Multivitamins – in CANADA

by Anchalee Srisombun, Health Policy Advisor Cystic Fibrosis Canada Health Canada has informed us that AquADEKs multivitamins are no longer available in Canada because the manufacturer has ceased supply of the product to the Canadian market. Over the past year, Cystic Fibrosis Canada has been working with the manufacturer and distributer to continue supply of.. read more →

Vitamin D

Vitamin D has long been known for it role in bone health. With optimal vitamin D your body can absorb and use calcium to keep bones and teeth strong and avoid becoming thin, brittle, and misshapen. Rickets, or bowed legs, is the result of too little vitamin D. Before milk was fortified with vitamin D.. read more →

Vitamin A

Let’s talk about vitamins. We all know the word “vitamins,” but what does it mean? What makes a nutrient a vitamin? The definition of a vitamin is: an essential nutrient that is different from protein, carbohydrate, and fats; it occurs naturally in foods in very small amounts; it cannot be made by the body; it.. read more →

MVW Nutritionals in Huntsville sees healthy start with introduction of supplements, vitamins for cystic fibrosis community

Lucy Berry | The Huntsville Times  |  October 24, 2013 HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Just last week, Mike Walters received a phone call from a frustrated mother of a 14-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis who wouldn’t take his vitamin because the manufacturer who makes the supplement had changed the flavor. The ongoing struggle to get her.. read more →

MVW Nutritionals: People Familiar with Cystic Fibrosis Care Launch a New CF-Specific Multivitamin

MVW Complete Formulation Softgels Huntsville, AL – July 17, 2013 – MVW Nutritionals announced today the introduction of MVW Complete Formulation Softgels. MVW Complete Formulation Softgels were formulated to meet the daily supplemental vitamin recommendations outlined in the CF Foundation Consensus Statement published in 2002; the recommendations for vitamin D as described in the 2011.. read more →

Welcome to Nutrition Notes

Welcome to the first issue of Nutrition Notes. The goal of this column is to share nutrition information with patients and families. Look for something new each month.  The columns will be archived by topic. If you would like to suggest a topic for the column please email There is so much information available about nutrition,.. read more →