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Vitamin A Toxicity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vitamin A Toxicity.

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Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  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

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

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

Weight Loss Supplements: Fact or Fiction?

Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p...  Read more

Vitamin D: Can too much be toxic?
Updated 9/1/2015 9:34:00 AM

I was checking my nutrition information for today and here's what it said: "Went Over My Goals//Vitamin D My Goal 100-150//Today 350 Because vitamin D is stored in the body, large quantities can be toxic. The Tolerable Upper Intake Lev...  Read more

Anyone know how to enter a vitamin in the did log?
Updated 8/28/2015 6:16:02 PM

Anyone know how to enter a vitamin in the did log? Like enter the actual values (vit A, vit c, etc.)?...  Read more

Starch is a dense food with loads of vitamins and
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Starch is a dense food with loads of vitamins and the stomach digest it slowly. I'm not good at explaining, you need to watch Forks Over Knives to understand . I'm a newbie so bare with me. This is my first post so be kind. I lost 4 lbs...  Read more

Vitamin A
Updated 8/26/2015 7:46:31 AM

According to the Nutrition tracker, the recommended amount of Vitamin A is 100% - 110%. This is a very small amount to aim for. It is very easy to go over this amount. Is this range correct? If not, what is the recommended amount?...  Read more

vitamin A and collard greeens
Updated 8/24/2015 8:01:11 AM

Hi - I'm new and have a question about the collard greens I ate today. I don't remember the exact serving size, but I didn't eat that much of them. I went "over" my vitamin A goals on the nutrition tracker. I don't quite understand how the greens can...  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

New Update Encourages Increase in Vitamin D

In 1997, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) created a new way to look at Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) by creating the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) system. Since that time, the DRIs for essential nutrients have remained the s...  Read more

The Real Dangers of Energy Drinks

Recently my teenage son and I found ourselves killing time at the grocery store while waiting for the pharmacy to fill a prescription.  Surrounded by an array of protein supplements and energy drinks, my typical "tell mom only what is absol...  Read more

Vitamin D Toxicity

I was concerned about my doctor increasing my Vitamin D intake from RDA of 400 IU per day to 2000+ IU per day via supplement! I was concerned because D is one we are to be careful with (along with A, K, and E), and I knew I was already getting D fro...  Read more