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Food Vitamin D Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Vitamin D.

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

Eat for health, not for taste. But healthy food c
Updated 10/1/2015 4:17:20 PM

Eat for health, not for taste. But healthy food can taste good too! It's more important to nourish your body than satisfy your taste buds....  Read more

calculating certain foods, like pasta dishes, soup
Updated 10/2/2015 2:16:43 AM

calculating certain foods, like pasta dishes, do you do it? guess? we make big pans of pasta at once to stretch the week, seems time consuming to measure cup after cup to know how many servings....  Read more

What are your favorite low calorie fall foods?
Updated 10/1/2015 5:13:46 PM

What are your favorite low calorie fall foods?...  Read more

depressed today just want junk food
Updated 10/1/2015 2:46:40 PM

depressed today just want junk food...  Read more

Hi, I'm entering a new food and I need to know how
Updated 10/1/2015 3:20:43 PM

Hi, I'm entering a new food and I need to know how many servings there are in the whole thing. ex: an apple pie has 8 servings instead of the normal 6....  Read more

Change Your Brain

I am reading a book by Daniel Amen called Change Your Change Your Body. The idea is when you care for your brain, you care for your body. The various topics looks at the power of the brain to affect so many areas of our lives. I am passing this on...  Read more

Don't forget the SUNSHINE!

Vitamin D deficiency is serious business. I've been paying closer attention to this problem since my Mom had a serious problem with it last winter. She was holed up in the basement during our long power outtage. We had a bad winter last year, gray,...  Read more


Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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

Alive whole food/vitamin supplements

I highly recommend Alive (no added Iron) Whole Food Energizer Multi-Vitamin Supplement. Not only have these things helped with my urge to binge, it also seemed to help with symptoms of PMS, energy, and my hair and nails look SO much better! You c...  Read more