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Antioxidants And Vitamins Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Antioxidants And Vitamins.

Whole Grains are the Whole Package

Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he...  Read more

What to Eat This Spring

In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food any time of the year. Although it's nice to have watermelon in February and asparagus in August, many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in se...  Read more

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

What to Eat to Ban a Bad Mood

Have you ever noticed that you have a little more pep in your step after eating certain foods--and that other foods can leave you feeling mentally and physically awful? You're not imagining things; as it turns out, all food is not created equal w...  Read more

8 Easy Ways to Extend the Life of Your Color-Treated Hair

If you color your hair, there’s no doubt that you spend quite a bit of hard-earned cash, as well as precious time, sitting in hair salons each year to keep your color looking gorgeous. And if you’re like many people, you could unknowingly...  Read more

Vitamins - food tracker tip
Updated 4/16/2014 7:36:28 AM

I added another meal to my tracker and called it vitamins. It makes it so much easier to track! I can just copy the meal to the next day. Hope this helps! I might be in the minority but I take a multi, calcium, and b12 - all gummies s...  Read more

vitamins, shin splints and sweet tooth, oh my!
Updated 4/5/2014 11:53:48 PM

I have been on and off this site for years, I give the link to my patients who want to lose weight and get healthy (I am a nurse practitioner), but I repeatedly fall off the wagon of using these tools for my own life! My goal is to fit into my size 8...  Read more

Vitamin help
Updated 4/2/2014 12:24:14 AM

I know that you aren't supposed to take certain vitamins together as it voids them out but I can not for the life of me find anything online. I have had gastric bypass so I really try to make sure I am getting all that I need but have noticed lately...  Read more

Too much Vitamin C
Updated 3/22/2014 8:47:10 AM

Is consuming too much Vitamin C ok if it isn't from supplements and from food only? Not fortified foods either such as fruits and vegetables - as in I don't consume foods fortified with vitamin C such as some juices. I know the UL is 2,000mg, and I'm...  Read more

Vitamin D
Updated 3/14/2014 8:48:27 AM

I recently read that it has been determined that people should take more Vitamin D than previously determined. 1,000 IU is suggested....  Read more

Lemon Peels, Orange Peels and Lime Peels

Is eating the inside of an orange peel good for you?The white part of the orange peel is called the pith. It has some anti-cancer properties & antioxidants & is very good for you. The white pith contains the highest amount of bioflavonoids (an antiox...  Read more

Broccoli Rabe

It's packed full of antioxidants and Vitamin D, has cancer fighting elemements, is also a good source of folate, potassium, fiber, and calcium. Studies show broccoli Rabe is effective against stomach, lung, and colon cancers, and may help protect a...  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

We Ate It: 3 New Veg Combos by Green Giant

One day at lunch, I pulled out my leftover pesto pasta with chickpeas and broccoli. With more pasta and chickpeas than veggies, my lunch was seriously lacking in sustenance. I headed to the freezer, stocked with plenty of healthful choices. I frequen...  Read more

10 Healthy, Easy Ways to Cook Squash of All Sorts

Squash is one of those vegetable categories that spans a whole range of colors, flavors, shapes, textures and growing seasons. From acorn squash to zucchini, this veggie family has it all, including nutrients, fiber and fewer than 75 calories per ser...  Read more