How Vegans Get Enough Vitamin D

Remember when vitamin D used to be the somewhat boring vitamin that’s just needed to get calcium into your bones? Well, in the past decade thousands of studies have shown that vitamin D is important for so much more, including immune function, cardiovascular health,...

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Halloween Sugar Detox

Trash the Temptations: Sugar got you feeling blue? Like any good hangover, you may convince yourself that a little hair of the dog will make you feel better today. Well, this is not the case. Go cold-turkey and ditch any leftover candy that is hanging around your...

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Micronutrients: Why They Are Essential

Micronutrients Things like carbohydrates, protein, and fat are well know macronutrients. Micronutrients are exactly the opposite and are just what the name implies – necessary only in small amounts. But don’t be fooled, even though only small amounts are required they...

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Taking Charge of Your Nutrition

Nutrients are Important The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) recently released a study showing more and more Americans are taking supplements, especially vitamins and minerals. As people become more health conscious and want to take more control of their...

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Milk alternatives and Iodine

What is Iodine? Iodine is a chemical element that the body needs but cannot make, it must come from diet. It is key in the bodies production of thyroid hormones, and is particularly important during pregnancy as it is essential for normal fetal brain development. In...

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Do we need more Nutrients?

Are there enough nutrients in your Diet? Even health enthusiasts struggle to get all their recommended vitamins and nutrients from food alone. The most recent Dietary Guidelines issued by the federal government identify magnesium, vitamin A, vitamin D, fiber, and...

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