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vitamin d

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.

Sunny days in youth may mean better odds

Lower levels of vitamin D have been associated with a rise in risk for multiple sclerosis.

Is your child SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder affects people regardless of age. Here's what you need to know.

Do you get enough vitamin D?

If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?

Let the sunshine vitamin in

Vitamin D isn't just for winter—it can be taken year-round, especially if you're an expectant mom.

When treating infertility, vitamin D levels may be key

Those seeking to get pregnant should talk with their doctors about their levels of the sunshine vitamin.

Calcium confusion? 5 things to know

This magical mineral is critical for healthy bones, nerves and muscles. Here’s how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.

What’s it going to take—a break?

The time to think about bone health is now.

Where’s the sun? And how important is it, really?

Learn the benefits—and sources—of the sunshine vitamin.

Goodbye multivitamin, hello fish oil

Americans have changed their preference in supplements since the late '90s, with more opting for omega-3, vitamin D and probiotics.

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