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vitamin d

The perils of fortification

Just because a food or beverage is infused with vitamins doesn't mean it's good for you.

Running on empty?

Whole foods can fix that.

Maintain your bone health

Do you know your risk factors for osteoporosis? You might be surprised.

The shadowy side of sunshine

Excessive doses of vitamin D can lead to high levels of calcium in the blood, which can trigger kidney damage.

The spring trifecta

Asparagus, watercress and peas are the mainstays of early spring yields—and they deliver a heap of vitamins and minerals lost to winter.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

Include the "sunshine vitamin" in your meal plans to keep happy all season long.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

A low-fat resolution

If it's milk you crave—or you just want a calcium boost—try to incorporate low- or no-fat varieties into recipes and coffee drinks.

Build a good food mood

What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.

What to know about vitamin D and bone health

Study: The sunshine vitamin might not prevent fractures or improve bone density in older adults, but the supplement does have its benefits.

Vitamin D may lower miscarriage risk

Study: Soon-to-be moms and moms alike can dramatically influence the health of their babies by getting an extra dose of the sunshine vitamin.

Round around the tummy? Check your vitamin D

Belly fat and deficiencies in the sunshine vitamin are linked by research.

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