Category Archives: Vitamins & Minerals

Learn about vitamins and their health properties.

Vitamin D – Sunshine and Salmon

Vitamin D has been quite a topic with some of my friends lately. It even became an impromptu nutrition topic in one of my English classes (a good vocabulary work out for the students!). As nutrition is a pet hobby of mine, putting everything together and gathering bits of missing information has been good fun....
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The Pros and Cons of Melatonin Usage

While an occasional sleepless night can strike us all at any point in time, consistent lack of sleep can be deadly. It's linked to obesity, heart disease and some types of cancer. It can also make us drowsy during the day, which isn't a good idea if you need to drive or operate machinery. Read more

B Vitamin Complex and Stress: How Vitamin B Can Reduce Stress

The connection between B vitamin complex and stress is well known; although why a good B vitamin complex can reduce stress is less well known. Before discussing the reason why a Vitamin B formula can reduce stress, we shall first have a look at stress and what causes it.  The term means different things to...
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Natural Vitamin and Mineral Food Sources

To encourage optimum health and longevity, it's important that you get a variety of vitamins daily. Your body absorbs and utilizes vitamins from food sources better than it's synthetic counterpart. This list, although not a complete list gives you numerous sources of vitamins and minerals from natural food sources. Read more

Top 10 Health Benefits of Lecithin

There are numerous benefits of lecithin to the human body that many of us are not aware of and many of which can help us become healthier as it is a proven substance that's essentially needed by our body. (more…)...
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