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What Vitamin E Does Resources

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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

6 Super Foods Blooming this Spring

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an...  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

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

If you are doing it without being thirsty, know th
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If you are doing it without being thirsty, know that the general recommendation is 8 cups (cups, not drinking glasses) per day. You don't need to drink half your body weight in water. Many people don't even need 8 cups....  Read more

I'm getting really frustrated doing all of this ca
Updated 2/9/2016 3:28:16 PM

I'm getting really frustrated doing all of this calorie counting while I cook. I have recipes that don't tell you the calorie intake per serving and I tend eyeball measurements. So am I supposed to figure it out per ingredient? Any tips?...  Read more

Anyone here doing the south beach diet?
Updated 2/9/2016 1:56:42 PM

Anyone here doing the south beach diet?...  Read more

I am trying to lose 35 pounds. I'm doing good with
Updated 2/9/2016 3:11:31 PM

I am trying to lose 35 pounds. I'm doing good with calories and exercise but haven't lost anything in the six week since I started. Looking for someone to help keep me motivated....  Read more

Too much Vitamin A?
Updated 2/9/2016 2:50:41 PM

210 40 210210 40 210 I put carrots into my nutrition tracker and noticed that my daily nutrition report says I'm having too much vitamin A -- but then in the next paragraph it says don't worry about eating too many vegs. I'm confused. ...  Read more

Too much Vitamin D

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin & helps our bodies over come depression issues & helps build strong bones. All you need is 15 minutes a day to get what you need (unless told otherwise by your doc). People take multi-vitamins think they might not be...  Read more

Romaine Lettuce

Romaine has better nutrional value than iceberg if you want to maximize your health benefits. Romaine contains vitamin C and beta-carotene,vitamin A, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, manganese, chromium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and the minerals like pota...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

4 Important Nutrients You May be Missing

Vitamins and supplements are big business about a $20 billion business to be more exact. Many medical providers agree that taking a multivitamin can be beneficial but for many people that eat a well balanced diet, it isn't typically necessary. A...  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

Vitamin D the happy Vitamin

The weather has been so nice lately I've managed to be out in the sun every day so far this month! I feel on top of the world! Further more I can feel/see my muscle coming back, when I put my hands on my 'hips' I can feel my oblique's nice and fir...  Read more

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

I went to a new doctor last September and she wanted to run a few basic blood tests as part of my “new patient” exam. I also asked her to check my vitamin D levels, but she was reluctant and said they were probably fine. I told her that I keep hearin...  Read more