Are you getting the nutrients you need? Learn top sources for vitamins and how much you need in your diet.
Vitamins and Nutrients
Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones, and a lack of it can lead to health problems, including cardiovascular disease. Learn how to get plenty of vitamin D and how to treat a vitamin D deficiency.
Calcium and vitamin D are important to prevent bone loss and osteoporosis. Learn where to get the calcium and vitamin D your body needs.
Vitamin B12 is essential for good health, but some people may not be getting enough. Learn about symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency and how it can be treated.
Trying to get more omega-3 fatty acids in your diet? This shopping list of whole and fortified foods can help.
Learn about the health benefits of phytonutrients, natural chemcials that are found in a variety of plant foods.
Most Americans don't get enough fiber. Find out how much you need and where to get it.
Learn the key vitamins and minerals you need every day, what they do, and good food sources for them.
Taking too many vitamins can be unhealthy and even dangerous. Find out how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.
Fats are nutrients that give you energy. Fats are either saturated or unsaturated,and most foods with fat have both types.
Find out what trans fats are and which foods contain them. Plus, learn what "0 trans fats" really means.
Health experts warn that "fat-free" foods may cause more problems than they solve. Find out why.