What is Vitamin D and What does it do?
By Lisa Gangemi M.S in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ‘Get outside and soak up some Vitamin D’ is a phrase we are very familiar with hearing in the summer months. However, Vitamin D is NOT a vitamin, it is a ‘prohormone’ and most of us are unable to spend enough time in the sun to […]
What is Anemia and What Causes It?
By Lisa Gangemi M.S in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Anemia is a condition that occurs when your body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein that is part of red blood cells. Hemoglobin binds oxygen to red blood cells and transports it to all cells, tissues, muscles and organs […]