Known as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is actually a hormone produced by the body in response to sunlight. It is also occurs naturally in a few foods-including some fish, fish liver oils, and egg yolks-and in fortified dairy and grain products. It’s hard, though, to get enough vitamin D through food alone-unless you want…

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As a mom of three, I try…really, really try, to make sure my kids eat the right foods. But let’s just say that “yucky!!” is a common response to the good foods that I like to cook: veggies (like sweet peppers), quinoa, and beans (no surprise, right?). But, after some very frustrating trial and error, I’ve found…

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