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"Does it really do any good to take vitamins?" by Be Well Posted Thu 13 Jan 2011 12:00am Yes and no... Vitamins and minerals are very important for maintaining bodily functions. There are certain amounts of each vitamin that your body needs daily. If you get the correct amount from food then it is not necessary to take a vitamin supplement. A well- balanced diet that includes whole grains, proteins, fruits, vegetables, dairy, ... Read on »
Immune balance, stress and vitamin B by Craig At Balanced Immune Health Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 1:06pm I’ve been writing about stress lately and nutritional intakes that might help mitigate physical symptoms of stress. The EpiCor I take has a rich mixture of nutritional compounds contained with its proprietary natural fermentate complex. Within that mixture are B-vitamins.  B-vitamins have been described in health literature as aiding against stre ... Read on »
Vitamins & Minerals for your liver by rickisjourney Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 12:00am Liver cirrhosis is a life-threatening condition that requires close supervision by a qualified physician. Because the liver metabolizes many nutrients and drugs, it is important that liver patients not add any substances to their regimen without cooperation and close monitoring by a qualified physician. The goal of therapy is threefold ... Read on »
Choose Natural and Organic Kids Vitamins by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 10:00pm All of us parents want our children to be healthy and we’ll do our best to protect them from acquiring diseases and infections with our knowledge in holistic and natural health.  As much as adults need a well balanced diet to obtain the essential vitamins needed by the body so much more is the need for children who are still growing and in a deve ... Read on »
Vitamin Week, Where Better To Start With Than Vitamin A? by k Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:41pm Vitamins are an essential part of your diet. If you eat right then you probably get just enough of what you need. If you don’t or you are a picky eater, then you might need to take a multivitamin supplement. Sometimes it’s not a bad idea to take one anyway. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning it can be stored in fat cells and is harde ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than Calcium Supplementation by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:16pm Part 1 An estimated 10 million Americans - 8 million women and 2 million men - have osteoporosis (porous bones). Another 34 million have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. (1) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (low bone density)*, is related to many factors beyond calcium need and optimization. Magnesium, Zinc, Coppe ... Read on »
Getting Energy From Vitamins by Bill .. Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 5:16pm Energy from Vitamins The biggest complaint that doctors often hear from patients is a lack of energy, or the constant feeling of fatigue. Due to these types of complaints, it really isn’t a surprise that people want to know the best types of vitamins and supplements they can get for energy. All vitami ... Read on »
Vitamin E and K, Wrapping Up Vitamin Week by k Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 6:00pm Well it’s finally coming to a close and I think it’s been very productive and educational on both my part and anyone that has been following. Vitamin E and K are both fairly simple, yet important vitamins. Let’s get started. Vitamin E If you conducted a word association experiment with someone and you were to say “ Vitamin E “, chances are ... Read on »
Vitamin Profile: Vitamin A and Pumpkin Muffins by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:16pm The effect of vitamin A during pregnancy is often misunderstood. Many of you may have heard that too much vitamin A is dangerous to your fetus. This is certainly true: too much vitamin A can cause birth defects. However, excess vitamin A is almost always related to the synthetic form (from vitamins). It is for this reason that pregnant women ... Read on »
Vitamins That May Help With Hair Growth by Bill .. Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 3:42am Loss of hair, or baldness, can be the result of not having enough vitamin B supplements. Vitamin B is very important, as it contains B3 niacin, which is very important for growing hair. Vitamin B6 is another important vitamin, containing nutrients such as sulfur, biotin, magnesium, and zinc. Without thes ... Read on »