Food and Health

What foods contain Vitamin A? Foods contain two different forms of Vitamin A: preformed Vitamin A (retinol and reinyl ester) that are found in dairy products, eggs, fish, and meat; and provitamin A carotenoids which includes beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin found in plants such as leafy green vegetables (spinach,...
 
Food and Health

One thing that this reviewer has learned over many decades as a registered dietitian and nutrition research specialist is that the nutrition field has always been prone to diets, fads, and what might be called irrational exuberance about the claimed health benefits of a wide variety of food supplements....
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 


Those taking high doses of vitamin D well in excess of current RDA levels actually tend to have more bone fractures, fall more frequently, sleep less well, and die sooner than those with lower levels...
Food and Health, Prevention

How exactly can you get enough vitamin D, and which sources will be best for you?
Food and Health, Prevention

Vitamin D is often known as the sunshine vitamin because ultraviolet rays from the sun cause our skin to produce it. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays many important roles in our body, including in our immune system. Vitamin D and the Immune System Before effective antibiotics...