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Plantains Vitamins Resources

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Dining Out: Caribbean Cuisine

Characteristics: A combination of African and Spanish cooking, spices and fruits are its signature. Common Ingredients: Variety of seafood, spicy meats, tropical fruits, hot peppers, and root vegetables. Hidden Dangers: ...  Read more

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

VIDEO: Test Your Vitamin Supplement Smarts

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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

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

Anyone take extra calcium and vitamin D?
Updated 10/16/2014 1:26:40 PM

I have been taking 5,000 IU of vitamin D each day and 1200 mg of calcium. My doctor prescribed this when I was remarkably low on vitamin D in my bloodwork. I have so much more energy now it isn't funny. I read that you need to take calcium suppleme...  Read more

Supplements and Vitamins
Updated 10/16/2014 8:23:35 PM

I'm 60 and I want to add a multivitamin and supplements to my daily regimen. Anybody have any recommendations? If I go shopping on my own, my mind is boggled by the sheer numbers of these things and I don't want to add a millionty billion pills, I...  Read more

Vitamins ?
Updated 10/11/2014 12:08:16 AM

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Vitamin for women over 50
Updated 10/5/2014 4:02:49 PM

Should I only take a multi for women over 50 no iron ?...  Read more

Types of vitamins & mineral supplements
Updated 9/21/2014 12:20:05 AM

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Colorful Cherry Tomatoes - Pop in Some Flavor!

Cherry tomatoes make great guilt free snack! When I open the fridge door looking for something to munch on, they are the first thing I see. They have a nice bright flavor that prevents me from grazing deeper in to the depths of the fridge. Plus, it...  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

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

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Why Exercise Makes You Less Anxious Chickpea and Carrot Crockpot Soup The success recipe for fitness: Mix in the fun My Favourite Recipes of 2010 7 Homemade Spa Treatments Made From Holiday Leftovers Meat, Poultry Required to Carry Nutritio...  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