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Some facts about iron supplements

Iron supplementation is indicated when diet alone cannot restore deficient iron levels to normal within an acceptable timeframe. Supplements are especially important when an individual is experiencing clinical symptoms of iron deficiency anemia. The goals of providing oral iron supplements […]

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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) is essential to energy generation, nerve development, blood cell development and the regulations of hormones in the body. Benefits – Aids in releasing food energy.– Keeps mucous membrane linings healthy together with Vitamin A.– Keeps nervous system, […]

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What are some current issues and controversies about folate?

Folic Acid and Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease involves any disorder of the heart and blood vessels that make up the cardiovascular system. Coronary heart disease occurs when blood vessels which supply the heart become clogged or blocked, increasing the risk of a heart attack. Vascular […]

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Chromium

Chromium: What is it? Chromium is a mineral that humans require in trace amounts, although its mechanisms of action in the body and the amounts needed for optimal health are not well defined. It is found primarily in two forms: […]

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Homeopathy – Can it Improve Your Health?

Last In 2009 Boots confessed that they didn’t believe homeopathic medicine works. Yet, despite this confession and repeated scientific studies which prove that homeopathy achieves little little health benefits the same results witnessed in placebo tests, the NHS still spent […]

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Weight Loss – Top Five Things to Avoid

Weight Loss – Top Five Things to Avoid Weight Loss – Top Five Things to Avoid We аll knоw which weight loss techniques today are beсoming tremendously popular аnd widely practiced. An array оf information аbоut and attention tо slimming […]

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Calcium Intakes and Status

In the United States, estimated calcium intakes from both food and dietary supplements are provided by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2003–2006 [8]. Mean calcium intake levels for males ranged from 871 to 1,266 mg/day depending on […]

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High Risk Groups for a Zinc Deficiency

Alcoholics – 30-50% of alcoholics have low levels of zinc because alcohol decreases zinc absorption and increases urinary secretion of zinc. Vegetarians – The bio-availability of zinc is higher in meats and thus more easily absorbed. Further legumes and whole […]

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Taking the Right Vitamins for Your Age

Vitamins are most of the times taken to supplement the need that our body has for the right functioning. Due to imbalanced diets that people regularly have there is always the necessity of giving the body system what it requires […]

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