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Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'vitamins''

Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

Posted by July 19th, 2016 in Wellness

Thinning hair is generally thought of as a problem that men experience. To varying degrees, we tend to expect men to lose hair as they age. For women, however, it’s a different story. Women are often stereotyped as being hair-obsessed, […]

The Health Benefits of Turmeric

The Health Benefits of Turmeric

Posted by April 28th, 2016 in Wellness

You might have turmeric in your spice cabinet, especially if you like to make curry. But turmeric may also deserve a spot in your medicine cabinet. This spice has been used medicinally in India and Southeast Asia for thousands of […]

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Posted by November 5th, 2015 in Wellness

It’s often noted that though the human body is made up of 100 trillion cells, the vast majority of these cells—something like 9 out of 10—aren’t really “our” cells. These other cells are microorganisms, including bacteria. It’s estimated that anywhere […]

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

Posted by October 8th, 2015 in Wellness

Whether you call it a pooch, a muffin top, a tummy, love handles, or a spare tire, excess belly fat is possibly the most universally loathed form of weight gain. It can be especially difficult to lose weight from this […]

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Posted by May 21st, 2015 in Wellness

We hear a lot about some vitamins (like Vitamin C and Vitamin D) and much less about others. But our bodies are incredibly complex, and there’s a whole array of vitamins and minerals that are vital to keeping us healthy. […]

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Posted by March 18th, 2015 in Wellness

In our last post, we took a detailed look at the symptoms of PMS, their possible causes, and some ways to deal with them. Wondering if there are other options for managing symptoms? There is actually a wide range of […]

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted by November 26th, 2014 in Wellness

October might be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but practicing healthy habits that can help reduce your risk of contracting this disease should be a year-round affair. Breast cancer will claim the lives of roughly 40,000 Americans this year, and according […]

Natural Alternatives to Enhance Your Mood

Natural Alternatives to Enhance Your Mood

Posted by September 22nd, 2014 in Wellness

Around 1 in 10 of us suffers from a low mood, but the degree of severity varies considerably. While major depression is a serious disorder that usually requires a combination of medication and talk therapy, making lifestyle changes can help […]

Insomnia, Part 2: Treatments for Insomnia

Insomnia, Part 2: Treatments for Insomnia

Posted by July 28th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we started examining many of the different facets of insomnia, including its definition, symptoms, and effects. Now, we’ll turn to treatments — what you can actually do to alleviate insomnia and get the restful, restorative sleep […]

Osteoporosis, Part 3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Lifestyle Changes

Osteoporosis, Part 3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Lifestyle Changes

Posted by April 28th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last two posts, we’ve looked extensively at osteoporosis, examining the risk factors, diagnostic tests, and treatments of the disease. For this last post, we’ll turn to what you can do right now to improve your bone density and […]

Nitric Oxide

Nitric Oxide

Posted by March 24th, 2014 in Wellness

Haven’t heard of nitric oxide? No, it’s not what you get at the dentist! (That’s nitrous oxide.) Nitric oxide (N-O) is extremely important to your health. In fact, its discovery several decades ago led to three U.S. scientists being awarded […]

Diabesity and Insulin Resistance

Diabesity and Insulin Resistance

Posted by September 6th, 2013 in Wellness

Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States, and with it, rates of diabetes have soared. Today in the U.S., 24 million people have been diagnosed with Type II diabetes, and it has been projected that some 57 million […]

Vitamin Supplements for Your Best Health

Vitamin Supplements for Your Best Health

Posted by May 28th, 2013 in Wellness

Did you know that most Americans don’t get enough daily nutrition from the food they eat? Many vitamins and minerals, including those that are vital in helping our glands maintain their integrity and proper function, are lacking in the foods […]