Before you buy your next mul­ti­vi­t­a­min, think about how you can improve your over­all diet first.  Accord­ing to the CDC, 53% of Amer­i­cans are tak­ing some type of vit­a­min or sup­ple­ment every­day but only 32% of Amer­i­cans meet the rec­om­mend­ed dietary guide­lines of 2 or more serv­ings of fruits and 3 or more serv­ings of veg­eta­bles a day. Sup­ple­ments can’t take the place...
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The Scoop on Vitamin D

Vit­a­min D, also called the “Sun­shine Vit­a­min”, because it can be made by the body with the help of sun­light, is a fat-sol­u­ble vit­a­min.  That means it’s  absorbed in fat and can be stored in the body for months. The Amer­i­can Acad­e­my of Der­ma­tol­ogy has found it unsafe to be in the sun with­out pro­tec­tion for any amount of time, there­fore it has rec­om­mend­ed to get...
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The Bone Builder: Calcium

Calcium Benefits Cal­ci­um is one of the most abun­dant min­er­als in the body.  Most of the cal­ci­um is stored in bones and teeth. This min­er­al is tight­ly reg­u­lat­ed, if not enough cal­ci­um is avail­able through your diet or sup­ple­ments, cal­ci­um is pulled from the bones or teeth, not what you want to hap­pen. We need cal­ci­um through­out our life­time and for dif­fer­ent...
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