Articles by Jill Ettinger

Nutrition

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Cancer Risk

Vitamin D—a.k.a. “the sunshine vitamin” may help to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer if blood levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D are high enough, says new research. The study, published in a recent issue of the journal PLOS ONE, was conducted by UCSD’s School...
Environment

9 Reasons to Grow Your Own Garden Vegetables 

Sure, you could go to the supermarket or local farmers market for your seasonal bounties. Maybe you even get a CSA farm box delivered to your door every week. But do you know what you’re missing out on when you don’t grow your own garden vegetables? If you crave the freshness...