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Vitamin D And D3 Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vitamin D And D3.

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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

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

VIDEO: Test Your Vitamin Supplement Smarts

Editor's Note: Please wait a moment for the player below to load, especially if you have a slower Internet connection. Thank you for your patience.   ...  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

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

Vitamin D: Can too much be toxic?
Updated 9/1/2015 9:34:00 AM

I was checking my nutrition information for today and here's what it said: "Went Over My Goals//Vitamin D My Goal 100-150//Today 350 Because vitamin D is stored in the body, large quantities can be toxic. The Tolerable Upper Intake Lev...  Read more

Anyone know how to enter a vitamin in the did log?
Updated 8/28/2015 6:16:02 PM

Anyone know how to enter a vitamin in the did log? Like enter the actual values (vit A, vit c, etc.)?...  Read more

Starch is a dense food with loads of vitamins and
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Starch is a dense food with loads of vitamins and the stomach digest it slowly. I'm not good at explaining, you need to watch Forks Over Knives to understand . I'm a newbie so bare with me. This is my first post so be kind. I lost 4 lbs...  Read more

Vitamin A
Updated 8/26/2015 7:46:31 AM

According to the Nutrition tracker, the recommended amount of Vitamin A is 100% - 110%. This is a very small amount to aim for. It is very easy to go over this amount. Is this range correct? If not, what is the recommended amount?...  Read more

vitamin A and collard greeens
Updated 8/24/2015 8:01:11 AM

Hi - I'm new and have a question about the collard greens I ate today. I don't remember the exact serving size, but I didn't eat that much of them. I went "over" my vitamin A goals on the nutrition tracker. I don't quite understand how the greens can...  Read more

Lack of vitamin D

Lack of vitamin D causes high blood sugar levels, make sure that your blood level of vitamin D3 is above 75 nmol/L .Yhe University of Toronto School of Medicine's "Diagnosis and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency" conference they reported thirty of t...  Read more

Vitamin D foods

Herring, catfish, tuna fish, cod liver oil,mackeral, sockeye salmon, eggs, sunshine, vitamin D3 supplements. Your Vitamin D Level can be Checked by blood tests in order to get your levels up to the 'optimal' Vitamin D Level. Make sure your diabetic...  Read more

Nourishing Traditions

The time has come to eat whole, clean, organic foods that are rich in vitamins and healthy fats! Nourish your body and mind!...  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

Can Vitamin D Reduce Your Risks of the H1N1 (Swine) Flu This Winter?

Vitamin D research and information is in the news everywhere these days. One of the most shocking results came from a nationwide study in the U.S. that found about 9 percent of the children were vitamin D deficient but 61 percent of them were vitamin...  Read more

Benefits of Vitamin D - Vitamin D3 Supplements

There is a vast body of science showing the many health benefits of vitamin D. You may be surprised to learn the important role that vitamin D plays in your health. Maintains Your Calcium Balance Maintenance of blood calcium levels within...  Read more