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A Spotlight on Vitamin D and its Many Forms

Vitamin D3 is a superstar immune-boosting nutrient linked to many health benefits. It’s a vitamin we can get through food and also a hormone our body makes from the sun. But despite the multiple ways of getting vitamin D, many of us are still deficient due to changing seasons, sunscreen, skin tone, age, and sun protection. Carlson makes it easy to get our daily dose of vitamin D with stren…

​Vitamin D... Don’t be D-ficient!

Vitamin D3 should be part of everyone’s core supplement regimen, along with omega-3s, a multivitamin, and probiotics. Vitamin D receptors are found everywhere in our body, from our immune cells to our brain. Vitamin D3 promotes healthy growth and development; teeth, bone, and muscle health; healthy immune and cardiovascular function; and mood health.  We are able to get vitamin D from s…

Foods High in Vitamin D

Vitamin D has many functions in our body. It maintains normal calcium levels necessary for bone health and is essential for the absorption and utilization of both calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin D also helps calcification of bones and teeth in children, helps maintain heart and muscle health, and supports healthy immune function. Some foods contain vitamin D, but very few have optimal levels o…

Vitamin D Recommended Daily Intake

Vitamin D is considered nature’s sunshine vitamin, and it's a vitamin we can make in our bodies… under proper conditions. Large-scale studies have found that deficiency is widespread in not just adults but in children as well. Vitamin D promotes healthy growth and development; supports teeth, bone, and muscle health; assists with a healthy immune and cardiovascular system; and aids in a healt…

​Tips for a Fresh Start to a Healthier Lifestyle

If you feel like many of us right now, it’s time for a fresh start and a healthier lifestyle. A total transformation may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be drastic. Taking a few simple steps toward healthier habits can greatly improve our overall health. Start small, and add one at a time. Walk for 20 Minutes Each DayWalking – especially outdoors – offers many health…

​Post Holiday Detox Tips

The post-holiday season is the perfect time for a fresh start. Some of us may have a few extra pounds to shed, or we just may need to hit the reset button after several weeks of indulgence. No doubt, we're also ready for 2020 to be over. What a great time to do a detox and to start the New Year refreshed and ready for brighter days. Here are a few tips that will help us get the most out of our pos…