vitamin D

Blog entry | Jun 15 2015
Dads of the world, your special day is approaching. This means that the time is coming to reflect on years of life, love and, of course, our favorite “dad-isms.” We’ve all heard our fair share of, “because I said so” responses. Now it’s your turn to...
Blog entry | May 08 2015
May 10th marks the start of Women’s Health Week. Our needs are unique and, too often, they fall to the bottom of our priority lists. A healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard work, so resolve to learn a few tips that can improve your health and...
Blog entry | Mar 18 2015
With some of the recent controversy we are seeing about cheese, we are going to take this opportunity to “milk” the benefits of packaged dairy products. As our latest infographic illustrates, you can’t always judge a food by its package. Dairy...
Press Release | Jul 17 2014
As you might already be aware, the Environmental Working Group has released a report titled, “How Much Is Too Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm Kids’ Health.” The report claims that young children are at risk of consuming too much...
Blog entry | Jul 17 2014
By: Megan Meyer, Microbiology and Immunology Doctoral Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Recently, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report titled “How Much is Too Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm...
Blog entry | Jun 27 2014
Whether a friendly mouse or an energetic five-year old, sometimes we just want a cold glass of milk.  To wrap up National Dairy Month, we’ve pulled together 4 surprising milk facts for moms. Happy drinking!   1. Flavored milk can be an asset to get...
Article | Jun 20 2014
More than two billion people worldwide suffer from micronutrient deficiencies because they are not meeting their daily dietary requirements for essential vitamins and minerals.  These deficiencies not only affect an individual’s long term health but...
Article | Jun 20 2014
This article is the second in a series on food fortification. The first article, “Is Food Fortification Necessary? A Historical Perspective” can be accessed on www.foodinsight.org. To keep up in today’s busy world, people are becoming master multi-...
Blog entry | Dec 05 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 12/6/10 Holiday hustle and bustle can cause wear and tear on the body. Stress, anxiety and poor nutrition can all take their toll on the immune system, keeping you from being your best. We all want to be everywhere...