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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

Food Pushers
Updated 11/24/2015 4:41:34 PM

How do you deal with food pushers? I have this problem all year but especially right now. It is so hard to stay strong when people around you are saying "just one bite won't hurt" or "Just have a taste". With all of the cookies, cakes, goodies availa...  Read more

I give up on tracking my food. Maybe I'm dumb can'
Updated 11/18/2015 9:40:14 AM

I give up on tracking my food. Maybe I'm dumb can't figure out how. So I'm tracki g on paper....  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

Staying focused on logging food and tracking exerc
Updated 11/17/2015 11:26:20 PM

Staying focused on logging food and tracking exercise has been a struggle has been three weeks now and I am really starting to feel a the positive impact. Weighing in tomorrow. Hopefully the scales will reflect progress as well!...  Read more

Bonus reason for logging in your food every day...
Updated 11/17/2015 6:45:03 PM

Bonus reason for logging in your food every day...being able to look back and know when leftovers are bad......  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