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AboutYour body needs a certain amount of essential Vitamins and Minerals to be healthy. Essential Vitamins you need are A, B (1,2,3,5,6,7,9,12) C, D, E & K. Essential Minerals you need are Calcium, Chromium, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium and Zinc. Read more about these nutrients by clicking on links below.


Content Pages (9) on Vitamins & Minerals

7 Vitamin Deficiencies in Individuals with Eating Disorders - For individuals with Anorexia and Bulimia, deficiencies in various types of vitamins and minerals are common. These lowered levels can occur for a few reasons. Calorie restriction, a poor diet lacking in nutrient-rich foods, and excessive purging are all potential culprits, leading...

About Supplements - A Dietary Supplement usually ingested in pill form (softgels, tablets, liquids, powders) and would include one or more of the following Vitamins, Mineral, Herb or other Botanical and Amino Acid. Are you tired, have no energy, out of shape or concerned about your health and your loved ones. These are probably some of the...

Benefits of Vitamin E - Vitamin E is essential to healthy skin care. It is often a key element found in many skin care products. Clinical studies have shown that the use of Vitamin E can reduce the effects of scarring as well as reducing the appearance of stretch marks. Regular use can also diminish the appearance of wrinkles and results in smoother...

How to Prevent Aging With Good Nutrition - Nutrition plays a vital role in not only maintaining current heath, but actually preventing aging of our body.  Necessary vitamins and minerals and powerful antioxidants have the ability to invigorate body systems and combat dangerous free radicals.  Making smart food choices now can provide...

Looking Beyond Calcium to Prevent Osteoporosis - Close to a third of postmenopausal women in Europe and the US have osteoporosis.  If you have a family history of this bone-thinning disease or one of the other risk factors for its development, which include a small frame size, long-term use of steroids, an overactive thyroid gland and poor...

The Vitamin Supplement That May Save Your Life - It seems that vitamin and nutritional supplements have come under scrutiny lately as some studies have shown that certain vitamins when taken in supplemental form not only don’t work but may increase the risk of disease. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive vitamin supplement that seems to have...

Vitamins & Minerals for Vision Health - A healthy diet has countless benefits for the body and mind, but many people do not realize that consuming adequate amounts of certain vitamins and minerals also helps keep the eyes in good health and prevent vision problems. The thought of losing one’s vision can be frightening, as vision loss most...

What Are the Best Sources of Thiamin? Vitamins are nutrients your body needs to carry out reactions that are essential for life but can't make in sufficient amounts. To avoid a vitamin deficiency, you need to get adequate amounts of vitamins from dietary sources, preferably from unprocessed foods. Water-soluble vitamins need to be replaced frequently...

What are the Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency? - Are you getting enough vitamin D? If you spend most of your days indoors or cover your body with a layer of sunscreen before heading outdoors, you could be seriously deficient in this vitamin. Surprisingly, up to three quarters of people have low levels of vitamin D which is not surprising since there...



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