Multivitamin & Mineral Formulas

  • When Medications & Supplements Expire | Health Blog
    Do those expiration dates stamped on your meds really mean anything? Does it matter if your pill is a few months or a few years past its prime? And if it turns out that all your old medications should be tossed, exactly how should you dispose of them?
  • Low Prenatal Vitamin D and MS in Children | Health Blog
    Having low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy may be associated with a greater chance of the child being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis years later.
  • Biotin Health Benefits
    Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin known as vitamin H or B7. Biotin is considered part of the B complex group of vitamins, which help the body convert food into fuel. Biotin's main functions in the body include metabolizing carbohydrates, fats, and amino acids, as well as regulating DNA formation.
  • Dangers of Too Much Folic Acid | Natural Health Blog
    Women who have an excessive intake of folic acid during gestation may give birth to daughters who are at an elevated risk of developing diabetes and obesity as adults.
  • St Johns Wort For Depression
    If you look closely enough, nature seems to have an answer for everything. Even more surprising is just how much our ancestors knew this to be true. Case in point: one of the most common herbs used for depression in the United States today is St. John's wort.
  • Jug of milk
    Milk is often pitched as a great source of calcium. It is not. Yes, it has a high calcium content, but the human body is able to utilize very little of it. In fact, because of the way the body deals with milk, consumption of milk actually leaches calcium from the bones.
  • rice field
    Tested by the U.S.D.A., stabilized rice bran is an extremely powerful source of vitamins and minerals, essential amino acids, Omega-3,6,9 fatty acids, and complete soluble and insoluble fiber.
  • Oregano leaves in a bowl
    Oregano is an herb native to the Mediterranean region. It has been used for culinary purposes for centuries. The ancient Greeks must have understood its value as their name for the herb translates into "joy of the mountain."
  • Dangers of Calcium Supplements
    Although researchers are not exactly sure how it does it, ever mounting data indicates that high calcium intake increases the risk heart attacks and death.
  • Vitamin D Deficiencies
    Research has shown that young children and teenagers with weight problems are at a much higher risk of having low levels of vitamin D than their peers who are at average weights
  • 10/31/2011
    On October 12th, the researchers conducting the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial  published the results of their eight year investigation  by announcing that vitamin E supplementation not only does not help prevent prostate cancer; it actually increases your risk of getting it -- substantially. As it turns out, the study is based on false logic. It is sophistry. It is bad advice.
  • 10/19/2010
    A new magnesium study recently published by doctors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that getting enough magnesium could help you ward off diabetes.
  • 10/9/2007
    very second of every day your body relies on soluble major and trace mineral ions to conduct and generate billions of tiny electrical impulses. Without these impulses, not a single muscle, including your heart, would be able to function.
  • 10/15/1999
    Although people may not know the exact numbers, they are aware that the food that is sold in markets today is less nutritious than it was 50 years ago.
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