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My Interview with Tonya Lewis Lee: Women’s Health Advocate and Founder of Movita

I was recently asked to try out a women’s multivitamin launched under a new brand of organic dietary supplements called Movita. Movita was founded by Tonya Lewis Lee, wife of celebrated director Spike Lee and women’s health advocate who…

Micronutrients: The Nutritional Building Blocks for Good Health

I always emphasize that a nutritionally balanced diet is of the utmost importance for weight management, disease prevention, and overall good health. When most people think of such a diet, the first foodstuffs that generally come to mind are…

The Importance of Getting Enough Dietary Calcium

At some point in time, I think everyone has heard the phrase “Milk does a body good”. Whether among pregnant women, growing children or aging adults, regular milk consumption is almost always encouraged for good health. However, the widespread…

Vitamin D: Why You Need it and How to Get It

When it comes to bone health, calcium is typically the first word that comes to mind. But, with so much emphasis placed on this vital mineral, there’s often very little discussion of vitamin D, which is by far the most important nutrient for…

Seven Easy Ways to Increase Your Calcium Intake without Drinking Milk

It’s no secret that regular consumption of dietary calcium is critical for building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth. Adequate calcium intake is also important for overall good health as this vital mineral plays a key role in muscle…

Selenium: A Powerful Antioxidant You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

These days it seems as if everyone is obsessed with getting enough antioxidants in their diets. This is with good reason too, as substantial amounts are needed to boost immunity and help ward off diseases and other ailments. With much of the…