May 05, 2015

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  • Whole Grains: The 10-to-1 Rule

    Whole Grains: The 10-to-1 Rule

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The U.S. Dietary Guidelines advise that at least half your daily grain intake be whole grains. That’s easier said than done, in part because it can be hard to identify truly “whole grain” foods. This rule can help you quickly calculate.

  • Could Indoor Tanning Be Healthy?

    Could Indoor Tanning Be Healthy?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Millions of Americans use tanning beds or sunlamps to maintain a year-round glow—or to get more vitamin D, which is produced when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as from sunlight. Could tanning this way actually be healthy?

  • What’s the Story on Vitamin D?

    What’s the Story on Vitamin D?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    For years, many experts have complained that the 1997 government guidelines about vitamin D intake were too low. More recent guidelines have left many people confused about whether to start or stop taking D supplements.