The Benefits of Snacking We all have mixed feelings about snacking; some people avoid it because high calorie foods can be tempting! But there are healthier alternatives that can provide positive benefits such as regulating moods, preventing overeating during meals, and maintaining blood sugar levels. All Star Health has made it easy to have healthy […]
Mineral supplements are not as frequently thought of as vitamin supplements, but perhaps they should be! Minerals, even those that we only need in trace amounts, are absolutely crucial to our bodies’ functioning. They help our metabolism work at peak efficiency and keep our bones strong, among other things. If you’re eating a well-balanced diet […]
A few of famed fitness celebrity Jack Lalanne’s favorite supplements.
Children’s Vitamins and proper nutrition will keep your kid in school instead of home sick this Fall. Proper diet is sometimes enough but it is usually a good idea to make sure they have proper levels of Vitamin D, Iron, and Calcium which you can find in many children’s multi-vitamins. It all depends on activity level, healthy diet, age and […]
Look at a few bone formulas and you’ll see the same nutrients popping up again and again; calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D for example. One nutrient you won’t see very often in bone formulas is vitamin C. There are plenty of benefits already ascribed to vitamin C – immune support, cardiovascular health, would healing – but support for bone health isn’t frequently mentioned. That may change, and so might the next generation of bone support formulas, thanks to a recent Tufts University Study.
A study just published in the International Journal of Obesity is helping to clarify the mechanism behind the previously-documented association between calcium intake and obesity.