• Vitamins are micro-nutrients. They were discovered by Eijkman (1897) in Indonesia, Java, while studying a disease called beriberi common among natives whose main diet was rice. He noticed that fowl fed on polished rice, developed beri beri, but not when fed on crudely milled rice....

  • Vitamins Scientists created synthetic vitamins that are cheap to make and are said to be identical in their atomic structure when compared to whole vitamins (Vitamins directly from vegetables). However, when polarized light was placed through these synthetic vitamins, the light acted much differentl

  • Vitamin Supplementation is huge worldwide. Most of us take vitamins now or have taken vitamins in the past. The US ranks top in dietary supplementation globally. 18.9% of Americans had taken at least one dietary supplement in 2004. Over 100 million Americans use vitamin and...

  • Multi vitamins are so common these days you wouldn’t even think of them as a supplement. A multi vitamin is defined in the dictionary as “a preparation intended to supplement a human diet with vitamins, minerals and other nutritional elements.” The US government categorizes multi..

  • Did you know that Vitamin D deficiency is common among African-Americans? And did you know that this deficiency causes greater susceptibility to illnesses that are more ubiquitous in African-Americans than among other ethnic groups? I didn’t know any of this until I began learning about...

  • Our daily life has become so busy and hectic that our daily activities take away most of our waking time. And, at the end of the day, we feel as if we have no energy left to do something else. If someone asks us to...

  • Well, it has happened again. I contacted a few coaching clients who insisted they would begin exercising with the start of a new year. How many of them are actually doing it? None. I recently heard an expert say that only 5% of people keep...

  • UPI just published a poll that says that more than 80% of American adults have a regular exercise regimen. If true, that would be very exciting. Then again, it could also be viewed as a major black eye for exercise since it would seem that...

  • It is widely assumed that exercise is a key part of controlling one’s weight. However, there are many people who find that exercise alone has very little impact on their weight while others seem able to exercise and lose weight easily. What is going on?...

  • For many people today weight is a major problem. This is because we get many more calories from the foods we eat, even from ordinary meals, than we need. Unlike our ancestors who labored in the fields all day long, today our lifestyles are much...

  • What to Expect when Detox Dieting All detox diets are a little bit different. Some restrict food down to almost nothing while others allow for mostly veggies, beans, fruit, and rice. There are a few things that you should expect when beginning a detox diet,...

  • Diet programs you will find that there are so many programs on the market today that it is easy to become confused, lost and bewildered. Your friends or family may suggest certain diets or regimes that have worked for them, but be aware they may...

  • Fad diets come and go with new versions out every week. Many of them are big on promises and small on delivery. So what’s a person to do? I for one have spent way too much money on the latest greatest diet plans over the...

  • The road to autism recovery begins with diet. That is, making calculated omissions and additions to food choices is the first step to improving children’s health and well being. Certain food substances (most notably gluten and casein) are known to be problematic, and should be...

  • How important is choosing a diet? Take a look at the vast quantities of diets that you can choose from. You have low calorie diets, no fat diets, low fat diets and many more depending on who is marketing and writing the diet. Most diets...

  • It seems like there are countless diets out there, all promising to be the most effective way to shed those unwanted pounds. While these diets might have unique labels and marketing the ones that actually work really take one of three approaches, they are either...

  • A comprehensive review of diet solutions leads to a number of conclusions. There are many players in this market. It is now is a multi-billion dollar industry world-wide. Millions try this diet and that diet but very few find a permanent solution to their weight...

  • The Low-Carb diet and the Raw diet are two of the most popular diets of today. Why are diets so popular? When we decide to become healthier we usually want to change our diets first. Achieving our exercise goals can be hard if we feel...

  • What is the Paleo diet, what does it represent. Who should go on the Paleo diet? Does the Paleo diet really work? Where can you get access to examples of the Paleo diet? All these questions and more I shall be answering in the article...

  • Having the diabetics in our family can give us lots of stress when trying to cook a healthy food for them, and the diabetics need to eat healthy food in order not to increase the sugar level in the urine.Its not good to leave home...

  • The quality and the length of your life is vastly influenced by how you live. If you stuff your face with junk food at every meal, you will probably live a shortened, lower quality life. Lots of doctor visits, medications and problems. Conversely, if you...

  • Obesity is the global health problem that causing various serious health risks like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, osteoarthritis, endometrial cancer etc. The junk food and unhealthy diet are the two major reasons behind the increasing ratio of obesity. However, people become very health conscio

  • If you desire to lose weight, making some small changes in the way that you eat will bring you big results. Much of the way we eat is out of habit. If we strive to become more mindful of what and how much we are...

  • In the name of business, many office workers ignore a healthy life pattern. They do not exercise and eat nutritious food. They choose more to eat sweets, fried foods, and have a cup of coffee everyday. Bad eating patterns completed with the lack of activities...

  • Every year, the number of people working in jobs with long and demanding hours increases. Sometimes it can seem that with our busy schedule there just isn’t seem to be anytime left for staying healthy anymore. Fortunately this isn’t true. There are many things which...

  • Being healthy is important. A healthy lifestyle and maintaining a healthy weight helps you enjoy your life so you live it to the fullest. Here are a few quick healthy tips to help you lose weight. 1. Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables daily....

  • Your heart after all is the reason you are still breathing and reading this article at the very moment. Keeping your heart healthy should be one of your top concerns, especially now that we live in a fast paced world and we are always too...

  • You know how vital a healthy heart is to your body, a study recently published finds that subjects who followed four heart healthy tips cut their chances of heart failure by an impressive 81% in women and 68% in men. What’s more, the more healthy...

  • Are you interested in living a long and healthy life? Of course you are. All of us want to live long and be healthy. Perhaps the best place to start when considering health and longevity, is to start with the very best heart healthy tips. After...

  • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) can be controversial. There are debates about how much is safe to supplement and a widespread lack of knowledge about how it is stored and used in the body. Vitamin C in the body. Vitamin C is used in the body...

  • In this article you will discover ailments that occur when your body lacks important vitamins and which of these vitamins you can use to reverse deficiency diseases. I will like to start with Vitamin A. The following will be the experience if your body lacks Vitamin...

  • You probably already knew carrots, squash and leafy greens are nutritious. But did you know why they’re so good for you? The yellow and orange hues signal the presence of vitamin A. Leafy greens and green superfoods like chlorella also have lots of vitamin A. But the...

  • Commonly referred to as ascorbic acid, Vitamin C is not only the safest but also among the most effective nutrients you can ever introduce in your body. Vitamins generally play a vital role in the human body; helping in formation of various body tissues and...

  • Junky vitamins are often passed off as quality, and many times are endorsed by a physician or celebrity. There are many tricks that low quality supplement companies use to hide their poor quality, spending more money on marketing than on what is under the hood....

  • Okay, you’re old. I am too, so don’t take offense. I have been where you are in life, and, perhaps a little bit longer than you have. I have also been studying about exercise, and, actually exercising for years, starting long before I became ‘old’....

  • The toughest and most important step in your exercise program is getting started. Choosing an exercise program is an important decision but choosing an exercise program is just the first step. An exercise program is designed to meet your specific needs and goals. If you have chosen...

  • The news is filled with scientific studies about the benefits of exercise. Television channels advertise exercise equipment, diet pills, celebrity diets and fitness regimes aimed at losing fat and gaining muscle in 10 weeks or less. With all of this blatant propaganda, it can be...

  • Happy, Healthy Hearts. Everyone knows that working out is good for your body. Do you really understand the correlation between exercise and heart health? There are many people who swear that doing exercise is the best way for them to feel healthy and to be...

  • The reality Exercise will never result in significant weight loss unless you dedicate a lot of time to it and dramatically change your eating habits. Just look at the ads offering exercise equipment and exercise programs. They almost always say in the small print that...

  • Being a diabetic you probably know… especially if you are following the Beating Diabetes diet… that regular exercise is good for you. In fact, 30 minutes a day of exercise, such as brisk walking, swimming, cycling, dancing, gardening and similar activities, can actively help you...

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