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About Vitamin D Resources

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How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  Read more

All about Vitamins

It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again?  There are so many, it...  Read more

Vitamin E: Friend or Foe?

Vitamin E works as an antioxidant, preventing a chemical reaction called oxidation, which can sometimes result in harmful effects on the body. Knowing that vitamin E is an important nutrient, many people take large, mega-doses of it because they beli...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects

Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in...  Read more

Vitamins, Omega 3, Coconut Oil Tablets, Oh My!
Updated 5/27/2016 7:43:07 PM

Have started to see hair thinning at 4 weeks. It was suggested that because I restrict my fats now, that this could be the cause. Hence, the Omegas and coconut tablets. The multi-vitamins in general. I am allergic to some preservatives used in OTC...  Read more

Advice on natural vitamin supplements?
Updated 5/26/2016 9:40:11 PM

Hi everyone, I'm new here! I would like to start taking some vitamin supplements but I don't know much about them. I just know that I would like them to be natural. So many types and brands, I don't know where to start... Do you guys have some ad...  Read more

Does anyone take extra vitamin supplements while d
Updated 5/26/2016 6:42:41 AM

Does anyone take extra vitamin supplements while dieting?...  Read more

How do we add vitamin content when adding new food
Updated 5/25/2016 6:41:03 AM

How do we add vitamin content when adding new food?...  Read more

How can you add vitamin info to foods you add to t
Updated 5/23/2016 3:12:12 PM

How can you add vitamin info to foods you add to tracker when creating a new food?...  Read more

Too much Vitamin D

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin & helps our bodies over come depression issues & helps build strong bones. All you need is 15 minutes a day to get what you need (unless told otherwise by your doc). People take multi-vitamins think they might not be...  Read more

Romaine Lettuce

Romaine has better nutrional value than iceberg if you want to maximize your health benefits. Romaine contains vitamin C and beta-carotene,vitamin A, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, manganese, chromium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and the minerals like pota...  Read more

Nourishing Traditions

The time has come to eat whole, clean, organic foods that are rich in vitamins and healthy fats! Nourish your body and mind!...  Read more

In Post-Menopausal Women, 'the Sunshine Vitamin' is One to Watch

Vitamin D is a hot topic in nutrition, and one that's become a focus in menopausal bone health.  There are two forms of the vitamin, D2 and D3 (cholecalciferol), with D3 the form best metabolized by the body. Vitamin D is found in foods such...  Read more

High-Vitamin C Recipes

To help increase your immunity this cold and flu season, give yourself an extra boost of vitamin C (no supplements required!). This antioxidant is found in a wide range of foods from potatoes to bell peppers. Check out these 5 delicious, vitamin-C ri...  Read more

Vitamin D and Vitamin C today!

It was such a pretty day! I am so glad Spring is just around the corner! ...  Read more

Vitamin D the happy Vitamin

The weather has been so nice lately I've managed to be out in the sun every day so far this month! I feel on top of the world! Further more I can feel/see my muscle coming back, when I put my hands on my 'hips' I can feel my oblique's nice and fir...  Read more