Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
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Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat.
Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thyself.
Thou shalt make mealti... Read more
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
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
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
I take magnesium supplement and when I entered the amounts manually (300mcg) I entered it as 100% because in that part of the nutrition table it shows as requiring %%% not mg, however my daily report often shows I am under and I felt this was... Read more
I'm trying to determine if I need to take any vitamin supplements so I'm monitoring virtually every nutrient SP lets you track. I seem to be consistently low in some trace minerals like selenium. Is it that SP's database doesn't include this informat... Read more
For Hashimoto's, hypo, and/or hyper. Focused on Naturopathic, holistic remedies, vitamins and minerals rather than current conventional 'wisdom'. SCROLL DOWN TO TEAM FORUMS FOR INFO and ARTICLES!... Read more
It’s as simple as counting to 10! Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat. Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thys... Read more
Eating a balanced diet every day is the best way to make sure you are getting the vitamins and minerals your body needs. A multivitamin can be helpful in providing some "insurance" for those days when your food choices aren't the best. Water regulat... Read more
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