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Fill Your Plate’s Advice on Vitamin D

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Photo: Yenni Vance via Pixabay   Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that your body needs. It helps keep your bones strong by absorbing calcium from supplements and food, such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, … Continue reading

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Should you take a Vitamin D Supplement?

by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or low bone mineral density. They recommend not smoking, limiting alcohol, regular weight-bearing exercise, and getting the calcium and vitamin … Continue reading

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The Importance of Vitamin D

 By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that vitamins and nutrients are good for us, but do we know why? I personally feel that when I know the exact benefits that a vitamin provides me, the … Continue reading

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Electrolytes: What and Why?

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know electrolytes are important and that they do something for us, but their exact function and importance is little known. More than just what can be found in a bottle … Continue reading

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Vitamin D—The Sunshine Vitamin

By: Morgan Crawford A Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Vitamin D has recently become a hot topic in the world of health and wellness. From small health blogs to the New York Times, this vitamin has been featured just about … Continue reading

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