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What Vitamin E Does Resources

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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

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

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

Beat the Flu! Here's How

When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen: The virus can die, OR Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu. How do you kee...  Read more

Hi! I'm new here and have no idea what I'm doing!
Updated 10/19/2014 7:00:02 AM

Hello, my name is Susiejo! I'm 46 years old and have been over weight for about 11 years. I am sick and tired of feeling sick and tired all the time and I really need help getting motivated to lose weight. I am a very easy going person and enjoy t...  Read more

Doing better! Forgot my healthy lunch again though
Updated 10/17/2014 12:27:59 AM

Doing better! Forgot my healthy lunch again though....this would be easier if i remembered everything on my way out. Today i built up the courgae to lift frer weights, even with all the intense, college age guys hanging around...  Read more

Doing everything right and getting bigger
Updated 10/20/2014 3:23:18 PM

I'm finally eating enough to meet my goals and slowly increasing my exercise and I'm getting bigger. I've gained 7 cm in the last 3 weeks, does any one have any tips?...  Read more

I'm a 47 year old husband and dad of 5. I am doing
Updated 10/15/2014 10:56:27 PM

I'm a 47 year old husband and dad of 5. I am doing well with my eating and tracking. I am lacking at working out. Is anyone interested in being motivation buddies?...  Read more

Anyone take extra calcium and vitamin D?
Updated 10/16/2014 1:26:40 PM

I have been taking 5,000 IU of vitamin D each day and 1200 mg of calcium. My doctor prescribed this when I was remarkably low on vitamin D in my bloodwork. I have so much more energy now it isn't funny. I read that you need to take calcium suppleme...  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

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  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

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 - The Sunshine Vitamin

I went to a new doctor last September and she wanted to run a few basic blood tests as part of my “new patient” exam. I also asked her to check my vitamin D levels, but she was reluctant and said they were probably fine. I told her that I keep hearin...  Read more

Vitamin D and Allergies: More Vitamin D is better

Yesterday I read that children with low vitamin D were vulnerable to higher levels of allergies, according to some of the lastest research. I am about to soak up more Vitamin D the natural way, just in case the supplement I have been taking isn't en...  Read more