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5 ways to de-stress over the holidays

By: Jillian Tuchman, MS, RD, Head of NutritionI tend to get a lot of questions this time of year about how to prevent and deal with...

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77% of Americans don’t get enough of this vitamin. Do you?

Vitamin D plays a few very important roles in the body — it’s essential for bone health, cardiovascular function, and the immune system....

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5 Reasons It's Time to Upgrade Your Vitamin Routine

Care/of is a new way to get the vitamins you need. We offer daily vitamin packs, made just for you (they even have your name on them). We...

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The 5 best vitamins and supplements to support men’s health

Sadly, it’s a paradox of modern life that we are overfed yet undernourished. Due to factors such as low food quality and sedentary...

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Revolutionary brain boosters: the 5 best nootropics

The use of nootropics, also called “smart drugs” or “brain boosters”, is surging in popularity. They have become popular in Silicon...

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Live your best life: how vitamins and supplements reduce stress

Many people—millions, in fact!—live in a state of constant stress, accepting it as an unfortunate consequence of modern, fast-paced life....

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Seven healthy living blogs you need to follow right now

There are tons of healthy living blogs and resources online that it can feel overwhelming — with so many to choose from, how do you know...

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Feel your best at every age: the best vitamins for women in their 30s, 40s, and 50s

Taking vitamins and supplements is a great way to boost your nutrition at any age. But choosing the right supplements is often...

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Travel buddies: the 6 best vitamins and supplements to take on your trip

There are few experiences as liberating--and stressful--as travel. Whether you prefer to plan every last detail or leave space for...

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Get your healthiest glow: nutrients to help your hair, skin, and nails

The shine of your hair, glow of your skin, and strength of your nails are all major indicators of overall health. If any of these areas...

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The best vitamins and supplements for fighting cold and flu season

According to the United States Center for Disease Control, adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year. This is in addition to millions...

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6 vitamins and supplements that increase energy and fight fatigue

Whether you’re gearing up to seize the day, power through an afternoon slump, or hit the gym, caffeine is a time-tested source of energy....

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Should I take Elderberry supplements?

Elderberry is an age-old folk remedy with a history that dates back to the time of Hippocrates. In European folk medicine, it was...

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Find the right vitamins for glowing skin — instantly

You want glowing skin, strong nails, and shiny hair, and you know what you eat affects how you look. But what vitamins actually get you...

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Balancing act: Your simple guide to antioxidants and free radicals

If you are reading up on wellness and nutrition you have probably come across the terms antioxidants and free radicals quite a bit, but...

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The best vitamins and supplements for vegetarians: a simple guide

If you have made the decision to be a vegetarian, you are probably passionate about the environment, animal welfare, or your health. The...

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PMS Pick-Me-Ups: 6 supplements that reduce PMS symptoms & menstrual pain

It’s no secret that PMS has a bad rap. We’ve all heard the horror stories, and some of us have lived them. Short for premenstrual...

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How to supplement safely using FDA guidelines

When it comes to your long-term health, there is no replacement for a balanced diet, drinking plenty of water, exercising regularly, and...

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Folate vs. folic acid: it pays to know the difference

Folate and folic acid—two different forms of the essential vitamin B9—are used interchangeably so often that most people assume they are...

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Dial up your vitamin D: how to get enough all year long

You might already know that the body uses sunlight to produce vitamin D, but not fully understand how this magical process works. In a...

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The nutrients your immune system needs - and how to make sure you're getting them

Whether your main concern is the common cold or a chronic condition, we all aspire to be as healthy as possible. While you can’t control...

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Why Over 1 Million People Have Taken Care/of's Vitamin Quiz

The vitamin and supplement industry is huge — it generates over $42 billion per year in the US alone — and it’s growing. There’s a reason...

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Not all fats are created equal: understanding omega-3s

Saturated fats, unsaturated fats, omega-3s, omega-6s… there are many different types of fats to know and learn, and each of them is...

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Should I take Vitamin C?

If you are wondering if you should take vitamin C, you have probably heard about its many health benefits and important functions in the...

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Calcium & Vitamin D: the backbones of bone health

When it comes to health and wellness, the skeletal system is truly an unsung hero. All too often, bone health doesn’t receive the...

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Expecting the best: how to choose the best prenatal vitamins for your baby

Pregnancy is a transformational time, both physically and emotionally. Your body’s nutritional needs for some particular vitamins will...

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The simple way to know what vitamins and supplements to take

Almost everyone has some experience with vitamins, even if the last ones you took were shaped like a cartoon family from Bedrock....

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Take a closer look at the conventional wisdom on multivitamins

For decades, the conventional wisdom suggested taking a daily multivitamin as a simple way to meet all of the body’s needs for essential...

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Bacteria for your gut? Learn what probiotics are and what they do

You’ve probably heard the hype surrounding probiotics, as the foods and beverages rich in these microorganisms gain popularity. You may...

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Heart of the matter: 4 heart health supplements backed by science

If you have a family history of heart trouble, you may already know what it takes to keep your heart going strong. We’ve dug deep into...

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Six wellness blogs you should be reading in 2018

Wellness is more than just feeling healthy. It’s about making conscious decisions on a daily basis that empower you live a healthy,...

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Spice of life: a closer look at the benefits of all-powerful turmeric

Turmeric contains a powerful antioxidant with many benefits, and it’s been used medicinally for thousands of years. Learn if this ancient...

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