Even if you are an active, outdoor-type of person, you may not be getting enough vitamin D. The only way to be certain is by getting a 25-hydroxyvitamin D test, but in the mean time, most people should be taking 2000 IU a day.
Summer's coming and a big issue is whether eating local is actually good for the environment. It is a resounding 'yes' if you look at factors beyond just greenhouse gas emissions (and even when you take a closer look at those).
Our body has well-designed systems in place to detoxify the myriad of foreign compounds we encounter, but the level of exposure has increased so much today that it's possible your body's systems have begun to be bogged down. Interestingly, there are a number of well-researched phytochemicals which can dramatically increase our body's ability to detoxify. This article talks about a number of compounds which aid in detoxification.
New PEERtrainer article on possible problems associated with the use of Splenda and other artificial sweeteners. Also, a look at the metabolism of simple sugars and which sweeteners, such as agave nectar or brown rice syrup, to choose or avoid based off this.