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vitamin d

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.

Spring has sprung—dig in!

A homegrown garden isn’t just about fresh food. It’s also time well spent on health and fitness.

The dynamic duo: calcium and vitamin D

These two nutrients partnered together are the recipe for strong bones.

Vitamin D3 may benefit heart surgery patients

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and diabetes.

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