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Vitamins Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vitamins.

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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

Anyone take a vitamin or supplement for joints? Wh
Updated 1/13/2015 8:18:09 PM

Anyone take a vitamin or supplement for joints? What and why?...  Read more

Forms of Vitamin E & Tracking
Updated 1/13/2015 3:49:06 PM

I recently bought Nature Made Flaxseed Oil (1000mg). When I do a search for it in the database, lots of people have put in info for it but I have a question as they all simply list Vit E at 3%. However, the label indicates the following: ...  Read more

what is the best vitamins for a women who is 26 an
Updated 1/10/2015 7:51:14 PM

what is the best vitamins for a women who is 26 and trying to lose weight...  Read more

Good job! The vitamin is something I forget some
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Good job! The vitamin is something I forget some days...but I have it as one of my goals so the mobile app reminds me pretty well....  Read more

Yahoo..small steps right? I have taken my vitamins
Updated 1/7/2015 9:49:26 AM

Yahoo..small steps right? I have taken my vitamins 7 days in a row :-) Now to make sure I drink all my water required in a day..Give me a week and I KNOW that will happen....Have a warm day everyone!...  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

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

High-Vitamin C Recipes

To help increase your immunity this cold and flu season, give yourself an extra boost of vitamin C (no supplements required!). This antioxidant is found in a wide range of foods from potatoes to bell peppers. Check out these 5 delicious, vitamin-C ri...  Read more

Vitamins, Vitamins EVERYWHERE!

I got this Women's Daily Pack of vitamins from Walgreen's - a 7 day supply - for free when I bought my CoQ-10 and my Lutein (buy one get one free!). I needed the CoQ-10 to hopefully help my ankle that I rolled on when I was crazy-high on Vicodi...  Read more

Vitamins and Therapy

I needed some therapy today, so I called my mom to chat for awhile. Church was cancelled tonight because of the icy conditions. Since I can go to bed extra early, I opted out of taking a nap and instead chose the comfort of my mother's voice....  Read more