Vitamins

Antioxidants
We've all heard about super-healthy compounds called antioxidants, but what do they actually do? And why should we be paying attention to them?
While fresh fruit and vegetables may be more aesthetically pleasing, it may be time to reconsider the frozen section.
Keep chompers healthy and cavity free with these foods that promote strong teeth.
Multivitamins are more popular than ever, but research suggests they might not be that effective in warding off disease. Find out if you should be popping "healthy" pills — or if they could be causing more harm than good.

So many foods promote their mystical "antioxidant" powers, but what are these supposedly super health compounds?

With so many vitamin and mineral buzzwords, reading food packaging can feel like swimming in an alphabet soup! So what’s all the fuss over those nutrients vitamin A through zinc? Read on to understand why these essential nutrients are, well, so essential.

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Feeling down in the dumps… and weak-boned? New research suggests there’s a link between Vitamin D and depression. But don’t fret just yet— there are ways to up our vitamin D intake and keep on smiling.

While fresh fruit and vegetables may be more aesthetically pleasing, it may be time to reconsider the frozen section.

Potato chips, a bowl of cereal, an apple — can any of these foods make us depressed? Find out how to stay cheery by eating the right way.

Antioxidants
We've all heard about super-healthy compounds called antioxidants, but what do they actually do? And why should we be paying attention to them?

What’s the vitamin that makes eating all the dairy desired (ice cream doesn’t count) and laying in the sun all day (with proper sun block, of course) Greatist-approved? Say hello to our new best friend, vitamin D.

Vitamin Angels is trying to raise $200,000 to send essential micronutrients to children around the world. Find out more about the campaign and why it may be worth your while.

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