July 7, 2018

[TRIVIA] Most Common Vitamin Deficiency in the US

Trivia Question: What is the most common vitamin deficiency in the US? Answer: If you guessed Vitamin D…you’re wrong! According to the Center for Disease Control’s National […]
May 13, 2018
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[GUEST BLOGGER] What is Vitamin B17 and is it safe?

What is vitamin B17? First things first, vitamin B17 isn’t actually a vitamin according to the Committee on Nomenclature of the American Institute of Nutrition, and […]
January 22, 2018

[GUIDE] Shifting to Nutrient Dense Foods

Shifting to nutrient dense foods means moving towards incorporating more foods that are nutrient dense. This is the recommendation of the USDA 2015 Dietary Guidelines: “Choose nutrient dense […]
May 11, 2017
Nuts on a wooden board near a decorated bowl.

Vitamin FAQ – Vitamin E

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that has antioxidant properties. Vitamin E also has a role in maintaining cell membranes (cell walls). […]
April 20, 2017
Sunset over the water

Vitamin FAQ – Vitamin D

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D or Calciferol is a fat soluble vitamin which means it is absorbed via fat absorption pathways. It is often called […]
April 13, 2017
Carrots

Vitamin FAQ – Vitamin A

What does Vitamin A do? Vitamin A plays important roles in multiple body functions. It maintains the integrity of the cornea (in the eye); plays a […]
April 7, 2017
Fresh fruits in baskets at a market.

Vitamin FAQ – Introduction

The word vitamin is thrown around a lot these days. So and so causes this vitamin deficiency or that disease is caused by too much of […]