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Tuesday, 31 July 2018 03:00
Even though a lot of people don’t realize it, a lot of antioxidant foods that we consume are from vegetables. Vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes, and peppers are all excellent choices with some great benefits for your body. When consuming vegetables, you should always go for those that are rich in color, as they are high in what is known as phytonutrients.
Friday, 27 July 2018 03:00
There are many B vitamins that are needed to keep all the body functions performing properly. All the B vitamins are essential for several different processes. Without sufficient B vitamins the blood supply would not be healthy, and this leads to a variety of illnesses and diseases. The brain needs B vitamins to function correctly and the heart also needs B vitamins to stay healthy and prevent heart disease.
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 03:00
Bee Pollen Bee pollen is often referred to as nature's most complete food. Human consumption of bee pollen is praised in the Bible, other religious books, and ancient Chinese and Egyptian texts. Bee pollen rejuvenates your body, stimulates organs and glands, enhances vitality, and brings about a longer life span. Bee pollen's ability to consistently and noticeably increase energy levels makes it a favorite substance among many world class athletes and those…
Friday, 20 July 2018 03:00
Studies comparing marathon runners who did and did not take glyconutritional sports nutrition supplements were undertaken. The results were reported by the Proceedings of the Fisher Institute for Medical Research. The results "demonstrated strikingly different patterns." Sports nutrition is a vast industry with emphasis on optimizing PERFORMANCE. Off hand, we can think of quite a few categories involving sports nutrition:
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 03:00
There is a lot of discussion about the B complex vitamin and how it is essential for the body to perform a multitude of functions. However, the B complex vitamin is not simply one very complicated vitamin, as the name might suggest. There are eight B vitamins that are in the B complex vitamin as well as a few other related substances.
Friday, 13 July 2018 03:00
Avian flu is bird flu. Yes, you read that right, "Avian flu is bird flu". If you pursue the news much, you will read that the deadliest disease in history is widely regarded as the Spanish Flu epidemic which killed 40 million people in just months. Scientists now believe the epidemic was an avian flu pandemic. In other words, the virus came from birds - it is believed - and a virus…
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 03:00
How can you find an athlete dietary vitamin supplement that is right for you? Finding the right nutritional supplement can be difficult if you are an athlete. Athletes use more of their body's nutrients and need to quickly be able to replace those lost vitamins and minerals. With the help of a multi-vitamin, most athletes can keep their nutrition at its peak.
Friday, 06 July 2018 03:00
Vitamins are chemical compounds the body cannot make itself and that must therefore be supplied. Besides fat, carbohydrates, proteins (amino acids), minerals and trace elements, we must ingest these with our foods or with supplements.
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 03:00
Health supplements are now a common addition to our diet and in many situations, they are the only solution to our health problems. However, the Internet is simply flooded by SPAM and pop-up advertisements promising a quick relief from various illnesses if only we take (put a name here) health diet supplement and they are treated more and more like wonder pills.
Friday, 29 June 2018 03:00
One of the first things that happens when a woman visits a doctor either in a visit to discuss becoming pregnant or the first visit after becoming pregnant is that she will receive a prescription for prenatal vitamins. It is such a common occurrence that most women don't give it a second thought. Vitamin supplementation is generally a debatable topic, but medical doctors agree that it is imperative for women who are…
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 03:00
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 wellness, vitamin supplements are taken for reasons such as protecting the heart, reducing the risk of cancer, boosting the immune system, relieving the symptoms of PMS, alleviating depression and anxiety, improving the memory, and even weight loss.
Friday, 22 June 2018 03:00
Liquid nutrition products like Ensure (tm) and Boost (tm) have been used almost exclusively in nursing homes and hospitals, until recently. Lately we have seen nutritional companies marketing these drinks to people of all ages and all stages of health.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 03:00
The antioxidant vitamins found in fruits, vegetables, teas and supplements are proving to be powerful agents in the fight against disease causing free radicals.
Friday, 15 June 2018 03:00
The focus of research on vitamins these days is how antioxidant supplements may play a role in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Antioxidant supplements – E, C, and beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A) – have potential when it comes to health promotion. However, most data available about such health promoting properties of antioxidant supplements are incomplete.
Monday, 21 May 2018 02:22
American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius, L.) is a perennial herb and grows wild in deciduous forests of the eastern United States. American ginseng is an erect plant that reaches a height of 0.3 to 0.7 meters and has fusiform roots, greenish-white flowers and red berries.
Monday, 21 May 2018 02:22
Vitamin A was first discovered back in 1912, by a Polish biochemist named Casimir Funk. He came up with the word “vitamine”, which was later given the name vitamin. Funk was the first to discover vitamins as we know them today, although vitamin A was the first one discovered, hence the letter “A” in the title of the vitamin.
Monday, 21 May 2018 02:22
Vitamins are essential for good health and wellbeing. They are defined as any group of substances required in small quantities for healthy growth and development. They cannot be manufactured in the body, so they are therefore vital constituents of the diet.