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!"
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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 is kind of fun to pop them in your mouth and hear them crunch! Each cherry tomato is only 3 calories. It is a great effortless way to pop in more servings of vegetables.
The cherry tomato is actually a berry, which is thought to have originated in the Andes mountains, It's also a good source of Vitamin E, Thiamine, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and a great source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium.
Diabetic people have low vitamin C levels. Vitamin C may reduce glycosylation. Vitamin C lowers sorbital in people with diabetes. Sorbital is a sugar that can accumulate and damage the nerves eyes and kidney of people with diabetes. C helps the heart, is an antioxidant. Vitamin C is not produced by the body; therefore it is necessary to take a huge amount of it.
Vitamin C significantly reduces urinary protein loss in people with diabetes
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