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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 getting enough. Combining the vitamin D in a supplement with the D in your fortified milk & with D your body makes, you are probably way over on what you need. Vitamin D is stored in your system & after a period of time, excess vitamin D makes you
prone to kidney stones.When I was hospitalized with a kidney stone attack, I felt I had been stabbed in the back - it took a max dose of morphine to get relief. My day-shift nurse said she had both kidney stones & three children. "Birth pains aren't close to the pain of a kidney stone attack!"
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 potassium. Helps lower cholesterol, may fight cancer cells, brings down high BP. Much better than Iceberg lettuce.
Use Ken's Healthy Options for low cal salad dressing or lemon juice.
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