Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
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Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat.
Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thyself.
Thou shalt make mealti... Read more
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
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
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
Do you take multivitamins? I recently read that vitamins are just a waste of money and you should not take them, cuz they do nothing for your health. Is that true? Waited so much money for nothing? I want to cry...... Read more
Been a year and a half for me. I've had a mouthful of lemon mineral water once or twice when there was nothing else, but I have not touched a drop of Coke or Pepsi (or any variants) in that time and I honestly don't miss it at all. No regrets here.... Read more
Multivitamins: Should You Take One?Our bodies need many different vitamins and minerals to function properly.Vitamins and minerals also offer us protection against a host of ailments, including heart disease and some cancers, such as colon and cervic... Read more
Mothers used to tell their children to "take your vitamines" in order to stay healthy, but how many people popped a vitamin, grabbed a cup of coffee, and headed out the door? Do we need to take a vitamin?Multivitamin/mineral pills are the most commo... Read more
For Hashimoto's, hypo, and/or hyper. Focused on Naturopathic, holistic remedies, vitamins and minerals rather than current conventional 'wisdom'. SCROLL DOWN TO TEAM FORUMS FOR INFO and ARTICLES!... Read more
It’s as simple as counting to 10! Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat. Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thys... Read more
Do you pop a multivitamin every morning? It might not be as beneficial as you think. A recent, quite sizable study of more than 160,000 women found that a vitamin regimen doesn't lessen one's chances of developing cancer or heart disease. The finding... Read more
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