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Low Vitamin D Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Vitamin D.

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

Well this is week 3 and I am in a lot of lower bac
Updated 9/30/2015 4:27:59 PM

Well this is week 3 and I am in a lot of lower back and legs nerve pain. Jut burning like bee stings most of the day. My meds are not helping much and I am at that end of the road in that category. I got caught up eating junk but stopped good to go....  Read more

Hi. Seeking exercises targeting abs especially low
Updated 9/30/2015 2:46:42 PM

Hi. Seeking exercises targeting abs especially lower abs and lower back area love handle region. I reside in the RTP area of North Carolina....  Read more

Low calorie meals and or substitution ideas for pa
Updated 9/30/2015 12:19:16 PM

Low calorie meals and or substitution ideas for pasta ? Also where do I get one of those vegetable spaghetti peeler things?...  Read more

I am currently doing a low calorie diet. I finally

I am currently doing a low calorie diet. I finally got serious about dieting at 46 years old, 5' 9", and 243 lbs. I do 500 calories per day- lean protein, veggies, and fruit. I am down 26 pounds since August 5. 44 pounds to go to target 175 lbs....  Read more

Favorite low calorie snacks that fill you up?
Updated 9/29/2015 9:47:06 AM

Favorite low calorie snacks that fill you up?...  Read more

More on Vitamin D For WEIGHT Loss

Researchers at the University of Minnesota conducted a study that found the participants in the study who had higher initial levels of Vitamin D. lost more weight than those who began with a lower Vitamin D level. It also showed that more abdominal...  Read more

High Potency Vitamin C is Good For Overall Health

Diabetic people have low vitamin C levels. Vitamin C may reduce glycosylation. Vitamin C lowers sorbital in people with diabetes. Sorbital is a sugar that can accumulate and damage the nerves eyes and kidney of people with diabetes. C helps the hear...  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

4 Important Nutrients You May be Missing

Vitamins and supplements are big business about a $20 billion business to be more exact. Many medical providers agree that taking a multivitamin can be beneficial but for many people that eat a well balanced diet, it isn't typically necessary. A...  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

i got the ate too many carbs and sugar, hating the rain, low vitamin d moody blues!!

Struggling!!! Coming off of a great past two weeks, where I lost a combined 6 pounds, I have really let myself down the last few days. I hate weighing!!! Because I always celebrate any win with what????? FOOD!!! Why is this?? Why are we pr...  Read more