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Vitamin D Insufficiency Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vitamin D Insufficiency.

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

Vitamin A
Updated 11/26/2015 12:30:46 AM

When i get my reports and i have added in my multi vitamin my Vitamin A is always over. It has all these warnings how dangerous etc. However i don't want to stop my vitamins over the winter. Should i just ignore the warning?...  Read more

Kesianna, have they checked your vitamin D levels?

Kesianna, have they checked your vitamin D levels? When I was tired all the time, they discovered my levels were too low. I had much more energy once my levels were where they should be!...  Read more

Is there a way to track vitamins? Or is the goal
Updated 11/18/2015 12:03:26 AM

Is there a way to track vitamins? Or is the goal of the nutrition chart to make sure that we are getting our vitamins naturally?...  Read more

How do you up your vitamin D?
Updated 11/17/2015 11:48:09 PM

How do you up your vitamin D?...  Read more

if your body can't get enough protein and vitamins

if your body can't get enough protein and vitamins during the day; it may go into starvation mode and stores whatever comes from that less calories, means you gain weight if you starve yourself.Make that metabolism keep working by eating right&exercs...  Read more

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

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

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

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

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

Vitamin D Insufficiency

I'm having a physical next week, so I had my bloodwork done and it came back with some not so good numbers. My cholesterol is on the high side. That's not a surprise, it runs in the family. The good news is that my good cholesterol (HDL) is high (...  Read more