Strict vegetarians may need additional vitamin B12. You can also try adding foods, such as bread, that are fortified with the vitamin. If you follow a vegan diet and don’t consume dairy, eggs, fish, or meat, you may be at risk for vitamin A deficiency. Eating plenty of dark-colored … [Read more...] about Part VI: Dietary restrictions and Final Thought on Multivitamins
The D vitamins are fat-soluble vitamins that play an important role in immune function (see my previous blog), calcium absorption, bone health, cognitive function, reduce risk of various cancers, protect against Alzheimer's and helps in the assimilation of vitamin A (1,2). Despite of its vital … [Read more...] about Choosing the best vitamin D (D2 or D3)?
Superfoods are a naturally superior group of foods. In order to be considered a superfood, they must be nutrient-dense, yet low in calories. Also, they all have a high concentration and variety of: -vitamins -minerals -antioxidants -phytonutrients -fiber -healthy … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Green Super Smoothie
With year-round availability of nearly any food imaginable, eating seasonally has become a thing of the past. But unfortunately, this increased convenience of one-stop shopping has removed us from the way we are designed to eat! Instead of picking fruit off a tree, or a vegetable from a vine, we are … [Read more...] about Benefits of Eating with the Seasons