W W W . F E M I N I N E F I T I N S T I T U T E . C O M FFI WEEKLY Break The ‘yo-yo’ Dieting Cycle Today. Our ‘Women’s Only’ Online Community Will Show You How ISSUE 170 ● SUPPORT@FEMININEFITI.COM ● WWW.MARCILALL.COM FEATURED ARTICLE Winter Vitamin D Winter, or when people live in areas While these are all high in the levels where the sun isn't always readily you need daily, there are many available, that you feel the effects. people who cringe at this idea. Deﬁciency, Often referred to as the 'Winter There are other foods that you can Substitutes Blues,' you get a run down feeling, are tired more often, and have eat, but some of these have very small levels of vitamin D. Any kind other health problems. of milk, as long as it is fortified with vitamin D, contains 25% of your This is mostly because during the daily value, per one cup serving. Winter, you're all bundled up when you go outside, with only minimal This is really the highest rating you amounts of skin exposed to the can get, everything else is at levels needed rays of the sun. of 15 or less. There are ways you can get your Even cooking 3 and ½ ounces or recommended dosages of beef liver only contains 4% of your vitamin D during the winter. daily value, as well as 1 ounce of Swiss cheese. One egg contains The sun helps you produce vitamin There are many different foods that about 6%, and many of your D, which is important for many contain this vitamin, and your body packaged cereals can contain just reasons. Your skin absorbs needs about 400IU of this per day 10%. ultraviolet-B rays, turns them into to maintain overall health. the vitamin D that your body needs While there are many different in order to control levels of calcium You can take Pure Cod Liver oil, one kinds of foods that contain vitamin and phosphorous in your blood. table spoon is recommended, but D, and some advertise that they are you have to read the label carefully higher in this vitamin than others, Vitamin D helps your body retain because in many cases the refined it‘s a good idea to read all food calcium, which is important for oil sold these days actually has the labels carefully. maintaining strong bones and vitamin D removed. teeth. Without it, your bones can You can also take calcium become soft, and brittle. Many different kinds of salt water supplements, but unless you’re also fish contain certain levels of this taking some kind of vitamin D Women are especially susceptible to vitamin. Salmon, tuna fish, and supplement, your body won't this, and often have osteoporosis, sardines are a few of them. absorb enough of the calcium. and weak muscles. While the actual amount of sun exposure needed 3 and ½ ounces of cooked salmon BLOG POSTS varies greatly, you need from 10-30 contain 369 units, which is equal to Everything You Need to Know minutes of sun exposure at least 90% of your recommended daily About a Gluten Free Diet twice a week for maximum intake. exposure. High Fructose Corn Syrup 3 ounces of tuna that is canned in Increases Risk Of High Blood You probably don't even think about oil provides 50% of what you need Pressure how the sun effects your vitamin D to eat per day. production, and it's only during the Rate Your Junk Food Copyright © Feminine Fit Institute, 2008. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction Without Permission Prohibited.
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