Boosting your body’s magnesium levels through diet, supplements and Epsom salt baths can help relieve everyday stress. It is also a great way to promote muscle recovery according to acclaimed Atlanta physician Dr. Bindiya Gandhi. Read More
The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure has been found. Recently, interest in dietary approaches for prevention of cognitive decline has increased. In particular, the Read More
Fertility is a growing issue facing couples. An estimated 10 percent of couples in the U.S. struggle with infertility. While a variety of factors can make it difficult for some people to get pregnant, ovulation Read More
Vitamin D deficiency in expectant mothers during pregnancy has a negative effect on the social development and motor skills of pre-school age children, a new study in the British Journal of Nutritionreports. Examining data gathered Read More
As someone who’s getting a little older and might be considered “a senior,” taking care of yourself becomes far more important. With a young man or woman, the body was far more forgiving of late Read More
According to a 2017 study, at least 31% of the U.S. population is anemic or deficient in at least one vitamin. Unfortunately, there are so many processed foods competing for our attention at the grocery Read More
If you’re a health and wellness enthusiast, you’ve probably heard about ashwagandha. But what is it, and what does it do? Ashwagandha is an herb that has been used for centuries within Indian Ayurvedic medicine. Read More
A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. Bone health is especially important for the elderly. Osteoporosis is common and affects 1 Read More
Fish oil has long been the king of omega-3s, but the field is changing. Omega-3s show up in a wide variety of foods and supplements originating from both plants and animals. They come in three Read More
In addition to essential metabolic functions, the level of zinc in the body also affects the heart muscle. When oxidative stress occurs, it may be due to a shortage of zinc, which can be determined Read More
Vitamins and Supplements are a key part of many individuals who are fighting chronic health issues. A nutritional supplement is a product that is added to the diet. A nutritional supplement is taken by mouth, and usually contains one or more dietary ingredient (such as vitamin, mineral, herb, amino acid, and enzyme). Also called dietary supplement.
Despite the overabundance of calories in the standard American diet, nutrient deficiencies remain surprisingly common. A recent study reported that 31% of the US population was at risk for at least one nutrient deficiency. Dietary supplements can help fill this gap. Dietary supplements can provide clinically studied nutrients to help maintain wellness. Our bodies require vitamins and supplements to function properly, but with busy lives, readily accessible processed foods and little time for exercise, getting enough essential nutrients is difficult.