Vitamins & Minerals

5 Recipes to Give Your Immune System a Vitamin-C Boost
by Gina McKnight | February 25, 2015

During the winter, getting extra vitamin C can mean the difference between the sniffles and a full-fledged cold. These recipes will add vitamin C to your diet and boost your immune system.

Why Fish Should Be Part of Your Diet
by Christian Heftel | February 21, 2015

Some people love the taste of fish, and others, well… not so much. Love it or hate it, it can’t be denied that fish is good for you.

Purple Fruits and Vegetables are Rich in Antioxidants - Go Purple!
by Jennifer Elliot | March 06, 2014

Purple fruits and vegetables must be considered for their health promoting properties and myriad health benefits. Richly hued foods such as purple grapes, blueberries, blackberries, eggplant, black currants and purple carrots are some of the healthy picks for to incorporate in your daily diet regimen.

Can Vitamin Overdose Hinder Athletic Training?
by George Ponting | March 05, 2014

Research recently published in The Journal of Physiology suggests supplementing more than recommended amounts of vitamin C and E, specifically, may not be a helpful way to enhance endurance training.

Certain Probiotics May Assist and Sustain Weight Loss!
by George Ponting | February 06, 2014

A recently published study in the British Journal of Nutrition has reinforced the health benefits of taking probiotics. Researchers found that certain probiotics may help females lose weight and even keep it off!

How Vitamin D Deficiency Affects the Brain
by Neil Johnson | January 03, 2014

Vitamin D plays a great role in brain development, brain health and normal brain functioning from birth to old age. A diet low in vitamin D may cause damage to the brain. Know the causes and symptoms of vitamin D deficiency and protect your brain.

Need To Boost Memory? Try Probiotics
by Dr. Tayaba | November 18, 2013

We all know that to keep our gut clean, healthy and free of harmful bacteria, we must use probiotics in our diet. But do we know all that we need to know about probiotics?

Vitamin A to Treat Acne
by Neil Johnson | November 18, 2013

Who doesn’t recall the days when we were tall, skinny, out of shape and had lots of pimples on the face. Yes - acne and its different types haunt our teenage years, and in some cases, it follows us even beyond these trouble years.

Types and Sources of Vitamin B
by Dr. Tayaba | November 14, 2013

Vitamins are those special nutrients that your body needs in order to maintain body functions. To date, several kinds of vitamins have been identified due to their particular chemical nature. For convenience, they are simply categorized into classes.

The Vitamin D Epidemic
by Sara Celik | October 22, 2013

Vitamin D is a crucial vitamin that many in the Western world are finding themselves deficient in. The numbers prove the point: 100 million Americans struggle to keep their vitamin D levels up even though it’s vital to mental health, bone density, and immune strength.