In her latest, wonderfully candid interview with Into the Gloss, Shailene Woodley revealed her solution to yeast infections and vaginal imbalances: Baring it all to sun your girly parts, giving your vajay-jay a good ol' dose of vitamin D. (For once, I'm serious.)Read Full Story
It's okay to admit that you don't always think about how to get (and keep) your bones in top shape. When you do think about it, milk and calcium are often the first two things that come to mind, right? Did you know that vitamin D is key to helping your body absorb that calcium to build and maintain strong bones?Read Full Story
Spring has finally sprung, the sun is shining (hurray!) and you’ll likely be spending much more time outdoors in the coming months -- but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be getting enough vitamin D, sometimes referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because it can be obtained through sun exposure. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that one-third of Americans are not getting enough vitamin D. To get the inside scoop on what this means and how to ensure we’re getting enough, SheKnows turned to Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD, author ofThe SuperFoodsRx Diet. Here are the vitamin D facts.Read Full Story
Do you immediately crave comfort food when stress hatchets your happiness? Reaching for your preferred foods—whether they are high-carb, sugary, fatty, salty, creamy, or crunchy—can certainly make you feel better in the short-run, but if your level of stress has you frequently noshing on high calorie comfort foods, you’re going to create another source of stress: weight gain. Here are five healthy stress-busting foods that offer long-term comfort without the need to worry about your waist.Read Full Story
The recently released report from the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans committee discussed that while most of Americans are over-nourished with calories, they still come up short in key nutrients, vitamin D, calcium, potassium and dietary fiber.Read Full Story
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