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  • Vitamin E Helping Earlier Alzheimer’s

    htw alzheimersvitaminenews 150x150 jpg For those who suffer from Alzheimer’s, the long progression of the disease is one that takes a horrible toll on the patient and on the loved ones of the patient. But, news on Tuesday points to the possibility of...
  • A-Z of Vitamins: Vitamin E

    5481406508 db3a21e75d1 150x150 jpg We all know that vitamin E is good for us because we keep seeing it everywhere. If you are a woman then there is a good chance that you will have smeared some of this good stuff over various...
  • A-Z of Vitamins: Vitamin D

    430627980 2e28f8ff941 150x150 jpg Did you know that without vitamin D, the amounts of calcium and phosphate in your body would be all out of whack? Regulating the levels of these two nutrients in the body is just one of the important tasks...
  • A-Z of Vitamins: Folic Acid

    4480552240 73c7d07f9c1 150x150 jpg If you’ve been following this website for a while you will know that we love our folic acid, especially if you want to get pregnant. Folic acid is basically a vitamin B complex and the body needs it in...
  • A-Z of Vitamins: Vitamin A

    vitamins1 150x150 jpg Vitamin A is an awesome vitamin to increase in your life. You may have heard of the name retinol being thrown around in commercials of beauty products – this is basically another name of the vitamin. That means that...
  • A-Z of Vitamins: Vitamin C

    vitaminc1 150x150 jpg Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid as it is also known, is one of the vital minerals and vitamins that your body needs in order to be fit and healthy. We all know that vitamin C is good for us...
  • A-Z of Vitamins: Beta-Carotene

    carrotsticks1 150x150 jpg We had thought of having vitamin B for the “B” part of our A-Z of Vitamins but then we thought no; we should go with a vitamin or mineral that not that many people knew about but should do....
  • Prevent Osteoporosis Now

    18 300x3001 150x150 jpg Preventing osteoporosis should be a lifelong endeavor, especially for females in particular who most commonly fall prey to this disease. Osteoporosis is most common and detrimental in old age but the effects of the condition can be felt much...
  • Quick Guide to Vitamins

    36 150x150 jpeg It is common knowledge that vitamins are essential for our overall health. However, with so many vitamins available, it’s hard to decipher between them and understand what each one does, how much is necessary on a daily basis and...
  • Essential Calcium

    49 150x147 jpg Why are two out of three Americans overweight? Certainly we’re eating more and exercising less, but there is another cause – a lack of the mineral calcium in our diets. Source: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6715696747_df60bbd8d2_o.jpg
  • Why You Need Potassium

    potassium 298x3001 150x150 jpg You’ll be glad to know that there are other sources for potassium besides bananas (especially if you’re not a huge fan of the fruit), and your body won’t function well without it.
  • Vitamin E For Life

    vitamin E 300x1941 150x150 jpg Vitamin E (tocopherol) is a fat-soluble vitamin whose primary job is to defend against free radicals, renegade cells that damage living tissues. It serves the powerful purpose of helping your body regenerate and rejuvenate itself, so life can go...
  • Caution When Taking Vitamins & Minerals

    vitamins pack 300x1791 150x150 jpg Since government inspectors rarely check nutrition labels, many vitamin/mineral supplements contain too little or too much of the active ingredient, are contaminated with pesticides or heavy metals (like arsenic, cadmium or lead), or aren’t properly absorbed by the body....
  • A Note on Mineral Supplements

    10081563 s 300x200 150x150 jpg Minerals like iron, calcium, chromium, and zinc are vital components of a healthful diet. As with vitamins, it’s important to remember the distinction between taking mineral supplements to prevent or treat dietary deficiencies and taking them in higher doses...
  • Strengthen Your Immune System With Selenium

    324 300x198 150x150 jpg If you want to live longer and healthier and ward off all types of diseases, get more selenium. Your immune system depends on it.   Source: http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5267/5571869689_efe35a1120_o.jpg
  • Vitamins For Strong, Healthy Hair

    326 300x192 150x150 jpg Regular visits to the hair salon, and washing and conditioning your hair at home, will give you beautiful locks; but don’t forget the part that your dietary habits play in achieving healthy hair as well.   Source: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3667/11306984583_f0e969b4af_o.jpg
  • Bruising Easily Could Mean a Vitamin Deficiency

    327 300x300 150x150 jpg If you find that you get bruised easily and aren’t sure why, consider the fact that you could be deficient in two essential vitamins.   Source: http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5291/5515458226_6f0ae9ce72_o.jpg
  • Get Your Omega-3 From Flax

    328 112x150 jpg Fish isn’t the only source of omega-3 essential fatty acids. Flax, or linseed as it is also known, is an herb that is very high in omega-3, which your body needs to defend against heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer,...
  • Take Vitamin K for Blood Disorders

    347 150x150 jpg Vitamin K is essential for normal blood clotting, which means that ingesting more of this vitamin could counteract several common bleeding disorders and ailments.   Source: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7049/6890199689_b5964e5947_o.jpg
  • The Importance of Vitamin B2: Riboflavin

    368 300x240 150x150 jpg Riboflavin is a water-soluble vitamin in the B vitamin group, which aids in metabolism, growth and development, digestion and oxygen processes within the body.   Source: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3249/2962564053_e2495ea45c_o.jpg