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Why Essential Fatty Acids are Essential

Once you've decided on an appropriate basic vitamin and mineral formula, this other vital nutrient group should be part of your supplement plan.Ever wonder why your doctor advises you to take one baby aspirin a day? It's because it thins your blood and helps it flow more easily through… Read More

Want to Extend Life?

Getting the most from your calories by choosing nutrient dense foods high in protein, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats is a great health strategy, no matter what your goals.What about counting calories? There's been a recent spate of articles in the popular press about the life-extending effects… Read More

Vitamin C and Diabetes

A new study has added to the growing amount of research showing that vitamin C- as well as a high intake of vegetables and fruits- may have protective effects against diabetes.This makes more than a little intuitive sense- after all Diabetes is a disease marked by a good amount… Read More

Vitamin C Could Reduce Inflammation

New research has suggested that higher intakes of vitamin C could cut the level of markers for inflammation by an astonishing 45 percent.What is inflammation? In its simplest form, inflammation is the body's response to a perceived threat– whether it's a splinter in our finger, sunburn at the beach or… Read More

To Protect Your Liver, Take Five

This hard-working organ is essential to life itself and must function properly to ensure good health. Five supplements can help keep your liver healthy.Your liver weighs 3 pounds, stores minerals and vitamins, metabolizes fats, carbohydrates and protein, produces energy, manufactures proteins the body can use for repair and growth and… Read More

Tips to Rev Up Your Immune System and Optimize Energy

Ever wonder why, when a "bug is going around the office," some people get it and some people don't? After all, everyone in the office is exposed to the same germs, so why do some people come down with a fever and sniffles and others seem to be fine? Even… Read More

The expanding list of benefits from the miracle nutrient, CoQ10

What essential nutrient for the heart is not a vitamin, nor a mineral? It's CoQ10, technically known as a 'ubiquinone' because of its 'ubiquitous' distribution throughout the body. CoQ10 is found in every single cell, concentrated in particular in structures called the mitochondria. The mitochondria are the cell's headquarters for… Read More

Supporting Your Gallbladder with Supplements

Vitamins A and C are just two of the nutrients your body requires to keep this important organ operating at peak performance.Whether you are plagued with gallstones or just want to head off any future problems with your gallbladder, a good diet with sufficient healthy fat and protein and… Read More

The Atkins Advantage™: How the Atkins Principles Give You the Edge

Welcome to the course! You've probably been hearing quite a bit about the Atkins Advantage lately. In this course, we'll explore the nutrition principles of the Atkins Advantage: what they are, why they matter and how they can help you keep your energy levels high and steady as you navigate… Read More

Scientists Concerned with Plummeting Nutrient Levels

Nutrient levels in fruits, vegetables and some other food crops have declined dramatically over the past 50 years. New research indicates that the old maxim “you can get all the vitamins you need from food” is less and less true. Recent studies of vegetables, fruits and wheat have revealed a 5-35… Read More

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