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Vitamins & Supplements Tips - A (retinol) by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Alcohol depletes vitamin A. Excess alcohol intake can deplete your body of vitamin A Carotenoids make you orange. A high intake of carotenoids can turn your skin orange, ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - B-complex by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Alcoholism depletes B6. High levels of alcohol intake, especially if coupled with a poor diet, lead to B6(thiamin) deficiency and severe neiurological problems B-complex. ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Calcium by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Calcium is for bones. Get if from dairy (best), or from soy, salmon, sardines, spinach, turnips, cowpeas, white beans, and calcium-fortified foods Supplemental calcium fo ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - D (calciferol) by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Vitamin D comes from sunshine. If you have no sunlight exposure, you must obtain your vitamin D from dietary sources Vitamin D is found in milk. This vitamin is added t ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Drug interactions by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Blood thinners and vitamin K don't mix. You should limit foods high in vitamin K to 1 serving per day, those moderately high to 3 servings/day Check with your pharmacist ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - E (tocopherol) by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements RDA for vitamin E. For adults, the maximum RDA for vitamin E is 19mg, or 28.5 IU. It is unsafe for adults to take more than 1000mg, (less for younger people) Sources of ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Essential info by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Key minerals. The 10 most important minerals are calcium, iodine, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, manganese, chromium, selenium, and zinc Look at the label. Make s ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Hypervitaminosis by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Beware too much A and E. These oil-soluble vitamins can make you sick if you take more than is recommended Niacin causes flushing. Taking large doses of niacin can lead ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Iron by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Iron deficiency causes anemia. Excess blood loss can cause iron deficiency. Women who have heavy periods may need supplemental iron; Iron supplements are toxic. Overdos ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - K (phytonadione) by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements High K foods. Vitamin K is very high in green leafy vegetables, kale, boiled spinach, boiled or fresh turnips, collards, chard, parley, and mustard greens Moderate K food ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Who needs to supplement by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Everyone should take a multivitamin. Increasingly, experts conclude a multivitamin pill daily may help fend off heart attacks and various chronic diseases Over 50 needs B ... Read on »
Vitamins & Supplements Tips - Zinc by Vitaminarians .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Sources of zinc. Zinc is found in red meat, poultry, beans, nuts, searfood, whole grains, fortified cereals, and milk Vegetarians need more zinc in their diet. Eating who ... Read on »