Category: All About Supplements
Sub-clinical Vitamin Deficiencies: Alive and Well in the USA!
Many nutritionists and professional health practitioners believe that you can get all of the nutrients your body needs from a “well-balanced diet,” and on the surface, this makes perfect sense. But … Read More “A Case For Organic Food & Better Health”
Could Vitamin B5 Help?
Because pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) appears everywhere in our cells as coenzyme A (CoA), a deficiency is “considered” to be rare. However, if CoA levels become low in the body, symptoms such as irritability and fatigue … Read More “Stress! Is There A Vitamin Deficiency Link?”
You Are Likely Not Getting Enough
With the exception of primates (excluding a few types of monkeys), guinea pigs and humans, most mammals manufacture their own Vitamin C. Humans do not produce Vitamin C as they lack the enzyme necessary … Read More “The Secret about Vitamin C”
The Potency of Supplements &
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)Medical doctors and pharmaceutical companies strongly argue against the use of supplements because they are not regulated, and therefore a particular supplement’s potency cannot be ascertained. They further argue that there… Read More “Does your supplement brand measure up to standards?”
A Natural Answer for Diabetes?
Not enough attention has been given to chromium. Its role is vitally important in today’s society of over-consumption of processed foods and high intake of carbohydrates.
It’s thought that due to the typical American diet, … Read More “Trace Mineral Chromium Helps Type 2 Diabetes”
Trace Minerals are Necessary for Optimal Health!
Trace minerals are extremely important for health and are sadly overlooked.
Where are Trace Minerals Found?
Trace minerals are found in our oceans (or salt-based lakes such as; the Salt Lake of Salt … Read More “Trace Minerals: The Overlooked Nutrients”
Folic Acid is not just for Expectant Mothers – It’s For Everyone!
Folic acid is most commonly known for the prevention of spina bifida or anencephaly (a condition in which a baby’s brain doesn’t develop.) So because of this, the … Read More “Vitamin B9 is More Than a Prenatal Vitamin!”
Vitamin K is Vital for Health
Most people know that without Vitamin K, we would not be able to stop bleeding. It synthesizes co-enzymes that stimulate the proteins associated with clotting our blood. So for people who don’t have enough … Read More “How Important is Vitamin K?”
Which Form of Vitamin A is the Best:
Beta-Carotene or Retinol?Revised from 2011 “The safest way to get Vitamin A is from beta-carotene” has become the latest mantra sparking the beta-carotene vs. retinol debate (ad nauseum) on many health blogs.… Read More “Are You Getting Enough Vitamin A?”
Niacin Detox Zone
There are some people who actually enjoy the flush and the feeling of being “cleansed.” Because the flush induces vasodilatation (your capillaries become larger), your body is undergoing a minor detox.
Therefore, drinking extra water will help … Read More “Detoxing With Niacin”
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