News bites, October 2015

This article was originally published in October 2015

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Letters to the editor, October 2015

Animal welfare, PCC home delivery, Double-yolked eggs, and more

Vitamin D essential for whole body

It has long been known vitamin D is essential for building strong bones, but recent studies reveal it plays a critical role throughout our bodies, affecting everything from movement and weight to mental health and cognition.

The sweet truth about maple syrup

Many people may wonder why a seemingly natural product such as maple syrup would need to be certified organic. There are significant differences between conventional and certified organic maple syrup production.