10 Vitamin Red Zones

Find out how much is too much when it comes to vitamins.

10 Vitamin Red Zones

Vitamins are an essential part of our diet. We get them mostly through fruits and vegetables and they help with a wide variety of essential body functions. Unfortunately, some vitamins can be toxic at very high doses. While this is rarely a problem with food, supplements can sometimes push you into the red zone. Find out where to draw the line on the vitamins you take.

Vitamin A

Toxicity from vitamin A is rare, but can occur when high doses are taken over a short period of time. Men need 3,000 IU daily and women need 2,300 IU. While vitamin A is needed during pregnancy for fetal growth, doses over 10,000 IU can be harmful to the fetus.

3 Secrets for Choosing the Best Rotisserie Chicken at the Store

How can you know you're getting one that's fresh, juicy and crispy?

The rotisserie chickens at the store can make a great, quick dinner for the family. They can also be good pre-made bases for many recipes! But when they're all sitting together in the same case, how can you know you're getting one that's fresh, juicy and crispy? Here are three insider tips for choosing the best chicken.

1. Reach for the Back

Go for a chicken that's in the back of the case. Because the store typically loads the case from behind, you can bet the chickens in the front will have been sitting there the longest.

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