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Have you ever waltzed into your friendly neighborhood Nutrition Store or frantically surfed the worldwide web searching for that elusive miracle pill, deluding yourself into...

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For reasons that may not be purely in the name of healthy living, many people opt to become vegetarians and swear off eating meat for the remainder of their lives, or until they can...

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In today’s health-conscious society, much attention has been paid to vitamin supplementation and the role it plays in total body health. In addition to promoting optimum...

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In the busy world that we live in today, stress can be a very real threat to your health. In addition to throttling your brain with negative thoughts, stress can lead to serious...

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Does Your Child Need Children’s Vitamins?

Does Your Child Need Children’s Vitamins?

Vitamin Advice

This question has been has been tormenting parents all over the world. Yet, there are no easy answers to it. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)says that “a diet based on the Food Guide Pyramid provides adequate amounts of all the vitamins a child needs.” But then, there are a lot of other factors that decide whether your child is getting adequate amounts of vitamins, such as the child’s eating habits, composition and quality of the diets, etc. One important thing to note...

Why are Vitamins Necessary for our Health?

Why are Vitamins Necessary for our Health?

Vitamin Advice

Vitamins are organic substances that are necessary for normal health and growth in both animals and humans. If a vitamin is absent from the diet, or we don’t properly absorb it, a specific deficiency disease may develop. Even worse, our entire body may start a decline that, over a period of years, may develop into a very serious disease such as, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, etc. That there is a relationship between what we eat and specific disease was first noted by the Englishman...

Avoiding Colds and Flu Naturally

Avoiding Colds and Flu Naturally

Vitamins and Health

This year it is of utmost importance that we pay attention to strengthening our immune systems naturally.  Using certain herbs, foods, supplements and homeopathic remedies can help you avoid catching a cold or flu and build your immune system.  If you do catch a virus, they can help relieve the symptoms and shorten the duration and severity of the illness. What most people don’t realize is how much your daily diet has an impact on the strength of your immune system.  If you or your child...

Vitamins To Help Eliminate Fatigue

Vitamins To Help Eliminate Fatigue

Vitamins and Health

Many people, no matter how healthy they eat, may experience problems with fatigue at some time in their life. One thing that people need to realize is that even if a diet is very balanced, they still may not be getting the correct amount of vitamins and minerals. Most people can benefit from supplementing their diets with vitamins. Synthetic vitamins such as One-a-Day will not suffice, either. A good, quality multivitamin is necessary in order to reap any type of benefit. Synthetic vitamins,...

Vitamin D: Can it Really Keep You Cancer Free?

Vitamin D: Can it Really Keep You Cancer Free?

Vitamins and Health

Can Vitamin D really help prevent you from developing cancer? Once only associated with strong bones and teeth, new scientific research is finding that Vitamin D can cut your risk of developing common cancers by as much as 50%. Says Sara Hiom, head of health information at Cancer Research UK, “There is evidence to suggest that the vitamin (Vitamin D) plays a role in keeping cells healthy.” Researchers in the U.S. have found that the “natural” form of Vitamin D, D3 or...

Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

Vitamins and Health

There is some evidence from a few small studies that the western diet has changed significantly in the last 20 years and there are certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies likely to be found in a typical American diet. There are nutrients and herbs that have the potential to affect hair growth in a positive or negative way. There are three basic ways that nutritional diet vitamin supplements and amino acid supplements may act influence the hair follicles. The mineral rich and vitamin...