Archive for July 2007

A Call For Vitamin D Fortification

Most people today are aware of the need of vitamin D as an essential vitamin. It is necessary in the support of basic structure and function of our cells and more specifically it is needed for the absorption of calcium and phosphorus. A deficiency of vitamin D can lead to Rickets, Osteoporosis and Osteomalacia. While…

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A Primer of Basic Nutrition

In the beginning the study of nutrition was incredibly simple: you ate food and it made you sick or it didn’t. This information was passed along from person to person so other people could avoid the foods that made them sick without having to taste it for themselves. Some foods were also found to make…

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