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Important Vitamins and Minerals for Women

Getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals helps your body function well and keeps you healthy. Vitamins and minerals are an important part of a healthy diet in both men and women, but the needs for and effects of these nutrients can vary between the two groups. Let’s take […]

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Calcium and Vitamin D During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women require enough calcium and vitamin D to help build their baby’s bones and to prevent loss of their own calcium stores. Calcium and vitamin D are often mentioned together, because they work together in the body. We all need plenty of vitamin D to be able to […]

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a crucial role in the maintenance of calcium levels in the body. It is important in immune system function, regulation of cell growth, and works with calcium in the formation and maintenance of bones and teeth. How much do I need? 600 IU (International […]