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Vitamin C Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vitamin C Benefits.

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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

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

The Basics of Skin Care

Next to eating well and exercising, maintaining a healthy complexion is one of the key ways to look our best. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be an expensive (or time-consuming) endeavor. These days, high-quality skincare products are...  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

The No-Excuses Appeal of Fruits and Veggies

By now you know the importance of getting at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day (if not, click here). Perhaps you are still not convinced? Use the excuse-buster list below when you find yourself reasoning your way out of reaching for the...  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

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

Brocolli

Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system and cholesterol-lowering ability, B-complex vitamins in broccoli are good for heart health. Broccoli has a combination of both vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene) and vit...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  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

Can Vitamin D Reduce Your Risks of the H1N1 (Swine) Flu This Winter?

Vitamin D research and information is in the news everywhere these days. One of the most shocking results came from a nationwide study in the U.S. that found about 9 percent of the children were vitamin D deficient but 61 percent of them were vitamin...  Read more