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Low On Vitamin D Resources

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Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

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

Okie doke...reached a new low. Thank you so much t
Updated 1/19/2015 11:29:03 AM

Okie doke...reached a new low. Thank you so much to the woman in the grocery store who thought I was pregnant when I'm not. you hurt my feelings, but you've also encouraged me to push that much harder to reach my goals....  Read more

Low Carb Plan with Plenty of Vegetables and Fruits
Updated 1/22/2015 12:07:07 AM

I eat a low carb life, but need some menu plans, guidance and support - I also realize how important veggies and fruits are- want to know how to incorporate them- Looking for target date of may 15 2015...  Read more

Low carb diets?? Does anyone have experience with
Updated 1/25/2015 8:24:47 PM

Low carb diets?? Does anyone have experience with high protein diets with the only carbs being from veggies? I have been considering personal trainer food program...  Read more

Trying to start this weekend off right had a low-f
Updated 1/17/2015 10:53:51 AM

Trying to start this weekend off right had a low-fat yogurt n 2 hard boiled eggs for breakfast n im about to do a mile with leslie 2 if the kids let me lol have a wonderful Saturday everyone...  Read more

Feel very full from low amount of calories
Updated 1/16/2015 6:13:43 AM

I know this doesn't seem like a problem, but it makes me think I am vastly underestimating how much I'm really eating. I'm eating ~950 calories a day (I realize this sounds low, but I'm very petite), working out on the elliptical for 30 minutes...  Read more

2 High Water Foods to Lower Blood pressure & Ease Water Retention

Asparagus is a good source for Vitamins A, C, K, Folic Acid. Just 25 calories for 8 spears these spears will naturally detoxify your body, lower blood pressure and cholesterol. I read somewhere that it increases recovery from chemotherapy, can help a...  Read more

Brocolli

Broccoli has a strong, positive impact on our body's detoxification system and cholesterol-lowering ability, B-complex vitamins in broccoli are good for heart health. Broccoli has a combination of both vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene) and vit...  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

Baked Potato Chips: Are They Healthy?

A health halo has been placed on baked chips while fried chips have been getting a bad rap. But are you really making a healthy choice when you toss a bag of baked chips into your shopping cart? Let’s take a closer look.Yes?One ounce (about 15...  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

My headaches were definitely due to low sodium / Vitamin B12

I know this is probably only interesting to me at this point, but I got a headache, only tried salt as the remedy, and my headache vanished. I realized that I had been using a spice mix on my steak that didn't contain any sodium (Mrs. Dash), I...  Read more

Low on Vitamin D

I had some routine blood work done a few months ago but because of my comment that I'm tired all the time, she ordered a few more items to be tested. Turns out my Vitamin D is low (as well as one or two other minerals). Doctors orders: 1) Get more s...  Read more