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vitamins

Diversify your diet

Purple cauliflower, radicchio, jicama, bok choy, karela—there's no shortage of fun in the pursuit of new tastes and textures.

Secrets of the soup

There's plenty of sound science behind the notion that chicken soup soothes the soul.

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.

Vary your victuals 

An assortment of healthy foods—and a little wiggle room for the occasional piece of chocolate cake—might keep your diet on track.

Shelling out the facts

The mighty egg is a powerhouse in the protein and vitamins department—but don't overdo it.

Want antioxidants? Eat rainbow of foods

Fruits and vegetables with vivid colors are loaded with lycopene, lutein and selenium.

Rely on fish oil for improved cardiovascular health?

You may want to think again. Study finds no significant benefit of oil in preventing death from heart disease, heart attacks or stroke.

Young breakfast skippers lack vital nutrients

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed.

U.S. kids overdosing on dietary supplements

Children under age 6 are often the most affected.

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

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

Why your newborn needs vitamin K

Whether it's a boy or girl, the newest member of your family can benefit from an immediate boost of this essential vitamin.

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