Tag: vitamin D

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, April 10, 2014

In this week’s news: Bean buffs have reason to rejoice; “plant-based protein” shapes up to be the other white meat; and vitamin D is back in the spotlight (make that the sunlight). Bring On the Three-Bean Salad Just one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils appears to reduce “bad” cholesterol, a review ofRead more

Milk 101

by in Food Safety, May 13, 2010

If you’ve scanned the milk container at breakfast time, you’ll notice lots of terms on the carton. Ever wondered why milk is “homogenized” and “pasteurized” and why the heck is vitamin D added? We’ll iron out these terms and explain why they’re on your milk container.

Ask HE: How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, May 11, 2010

All kinds of news reports are popping up saying we’re a vitamin-D deficient nation. Is this true? If so, what does it mean and what can we do about it?

In the News: Backyard Chicken Coops, the Latest on Omega 3 Fats & Collagen Cocktails – Yum!

by in Food News, August 7, 2009

In this week’s round-up: Millions of kids lacking vitamin D, specialty drinks are the newest fast food trend, and Japanese women guzzling collagen in hopes of staying young

Good Eats for Better Bones

by in Healthy Tips, July 30, 2009

An estimated 44 million Americans are at risk for, or have, osteoporosis, a disease where our bones become increasingly fragile and sometimes fracture. Though women are 4 times more likely to suffer from osteoporosis, men are affected as well. Exercise and some medications can help, but what you eat plays a vital role.

Nutrient to Know: Vitamin D

by in Food News, Nutrients to Know, January 23, 2009

You may be up to speed on vitamin C and even know a bit about the various B vitamins, but what about vitamin D? Well, some are calling it the “super supplement.” Here’s what you need to know.