You Need More Vitamin D

‘Tis the season to be jolly? According to science, not so much. During the winter season, rates of depression, anxiety, and overall dampened moods are almost always on the rise, and one of the nutrients to blame is definitely vitamin D. It’s easier than you’d think to up your vitamin D intake. Commonplace foods, such as fish, eggs, and these eight others,Read More

Think You Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

Everyone says we’re not getting enough of it, but what is vitamin D, anyway? Winter is coming, and unfortunately, we’re not talking about “Game of Thrones.” We’re talking about shorter days, less sunlight and the associated risks of developing a vitamin D deficiency. Dubbed “the sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D sounds sort of adorable. Like maybeRead More

Taking too much vitamin D

Nearly one in five U.S. adults are taking supplemental vitamin D, and a growing number are taking excessively high doses linked to an increased risk of fractures, falls, kidney stones and certain cancers, a new study suggests. Vitamin D helps the body use calcium to support bone health. The recommended daily intake of vitamin DRead More