Any Benefit to Multivitamins?

Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com 70 percent of those age 65 and older—take a multivitamin or another vitamin or mineral supplement regularly. The total price tag exceeds $12 billion per year—money that Johns Hopkins nutrition experts say might be better spent on nutrient-packed foods like fruit, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. An analysis of … Continue reading Any Benefit to Multivitamins?

What Vitamins Should I Take?

The Six Essentials for Good NutritionEnhancements and Good Health Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com Well before nutrients were distinguished as vital for great wellbeing, individuals perceived that food had the ability to fix. The antiquated Egyptians realized that taking care of a patient liver would assist with relieving night visual impairment, an ailment that … Continue reading What Vitamins Should I Take?

Vitamin E

What you need to know about Vitamin E Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with several forms, but alpha-tocopherol is the only one used by the human body. Its main role is to act as an antioxidant, scavenging loose electrons—so-called “free radicals”—that can damage cells. It also enhances immune function and prevents clots from forming … Continue reading Vitamin E

VITAMINS – MINERALS FOR A HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEM

A well-balanced diet provides an adequate intake of micronutrients, ​vitamins and minerals​, that can ​boost our immune system​. Many studies point to their positive health effects, and specifically highlight the importance of ​vitamin C, D, and Zinc.Vitamin C stimulates the body to increase its defenses against respiratory diseases. It’s found in citrus fruits (lemons, oranges), … Continue reading VITAMINS – MINERALS FOR A HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEM