Vitamin and Mineral
A Discussion of Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12. Why is it so vital? What are the symptoms of deficiency? Why is that to be avoided? What are the best sources? Learn that and more in this article.
Calcium is highly promoted, in its various forms, and strongly suggested to daily ingest and daily supplement. But too much calcium is detrimental to our health. Find out why in this article.
How to Strengthen the Immune System
This discussion promotes healthful living. Advice on diet, the importance of regular daily patterns of sleep and other lifestyle routines, including suggestions for spiritual development, and recommended herbal teas and supplements are well outlined.
Iron is one of the special interest nutrients that many Americans are taking for a supposed deficiency. Yet, the level of hemoglobin (blood iron) which most Americans carry appears to be too great for the most optimum health. Find out more in this article.
Signs of magnesium deficiency can initially develop unnoticed and may not be diagnosed (and thus the condition goes untreated) until symptoms are more obvious. Find out more in this article.
"Main Dishes" is a quick reference list for choosing foods that will supply proteins and B-vitamins. Grains, seeds, certain vegetables and tubers, legumes are the categories of foods comprising the list. This is one to save.
Any supplementation of the diet should be done with great care, and is often associated with dangers, and unfortunately often with no improvement in the condition for which the supplements were given. Learn more in this short article.
Prostate Disease - 1
This discussion provides essential and detailed information for men at any age, especially as dietary and lifestyle habits are being formed, which will affect the prostate in later years.
This interesting discussion of various salads mentions why it is a good practice to include a salad at every meal, whether a fruit salad or garden fresh salad of greens, or potato, or carrot salad. Also explained: how salads should be stored and when best during the meal they should be eaten.
The Effect of B-Vitamins on the Nerves
B-vitamins form an essential part of the enzyme economy of the tissue cells. A deficiency can be seen in the skin, heart, digestion, blood, and other body systems, including the nerves.
With a growing population of 60-year-olds and beyond, being properly informed of vitamin B12 requirements is essential. Younger persons may also find themselves deficient in B12 simply from taking megadoses of vitamin C, or eating cooked eggs, or even taking oral contraceptives.
The "D" in Vitamin D doesn't stand for "Deficient." But many people, especially in northern climates, are deficient in Vitamin D. Find out more about why it's important to get plenty (but not too much) of this "vitamin."
Ever wonder whether it really is a good idea to depend on vitamin and mineral supplements on a daily basis? Supplementation is discussed in a easy-to-understand manner, while it teaches the reader important bodily processes and answers probably the most frequent question about supplements.