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Food and Nutrition


11 Foods for Healthy Bones

When building strong bones, there are two key nutrients: calcium and vitamin D. Calcium supports your bones and teeth structure, while vitamin D improves calcium absorption and bone growth. Get these nutrients by trying these 11 foods for healthy bones.   View slideshow


Vitamins: What to Take, What to Skip

Vitamins and minerals are essential to any diet, and research suggests they may help prevent cancer and heart disease, not to mention other health problems.   View slideshow

Why Calcium Is Good for Your Body

You probably know that calcium is good for you. But like many people, you may not be getting enough in your diet.
You probably know that calcium is good for you. But like many people, you may not be getting enough in your diet. One reason may be because milk isn’t your favorite beverage—whether you’re lactose intolerant or you just plain don’t like it. But there are lots of different ways to get the calcium you need, and you may be surprised how important it is for your health.  Read More


12 Ways to Get Your Daily Vitamin D

If you don’t spend enough time in the sun or if your body has trouble absorbing vitamin D, you may not get enough. Here are 12 ways to ensure adequate intake.   View slideshow


How Much Do You Know About Calcium?

Take this quiz to find out how much calcium you need, why you need it, how to get it, and why you'll be a stronger, healthier person once you do.  Take Quiz


9 Recipes That Contain Vitamin D

You can get vitamin D in your diet, but few foods contain it naturally. Here are a few that can boost your intake.   View slideshow


10 Healthy Calcium-Packed Recipes

Calcium is essential in building strong teeth and bones, and it may even keep you thin. Get your daily dose with these 10 figure-friendly meals that pack plenty of calcium.   View slideshow