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Vitamins Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vitamins.

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

Any ladies in their late 40's take vitamins? If so
Updated 11/23/2015 1:17:08 PM

Any ladies in their late 40's take vitamins? If so, which ones? As I was taking mine this morning, I got thinking maybe I should be changing up what I take as I age....  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

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


I know that the key to being healthy is really about a lifestyle and not a diet. The best way to make lasting changes is small. 1 habit at a time. So November is going to be vitamin habit. There are certain vitamin supplements that i have found v...  Read more