Log in   |  Join the community   



Posted by 02.16.13

Vitamin D is the new “it” vitamin.

And it’s no wonder that the sunshine vitamin is getting its time in the sun. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to a host of diseases and conditions from brittle bones and heart disease to cancer and diabetes.

It’s called the “sunshine vitamin” because our bodies produce it when exposed to sunlight. As such, levels clearly dip during the cold, winter months (not to mention all of the D-depleting effects of the sunscreen we slather on to avoid skin cancer). While some foods are fortified with vitamin D (namely milk), it can be hard to get all we need from foods. The Institute of Medicine recommends 600 international units (IU) a day for t

Read More


  • You like the exercise, but hate the spiritual part of yoga? You're not alone. Here are some positions and stretches you'll love even if you hate yoga. #yoga #positions
  • HUM Nutrition Daily Cleanse Supplement
  • Finding the time, energy, and motivation to work out can seem daunting, especially if you are someone who doesn't like to work out. This blog post is all about my personal journey with fitness and how I went from hating working out to incorporating it into my daily routine. This blog post offers tips on how to add fitness into your daily routine and set longterm health and wellness goals for yourself. #motivation #fitness #workouts #inspiration #goals

We use cookies to offer a better user experience and to analyze site traffic. To comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are implementing a cookie consent manager to provide residents of the EU/EEA with the ability to customize their cookies. Until this is available, your continued use of this site will be deemed as consent to use of cookies.