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 [...]
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A few of famed fitness celebrity Jack Lalanne’s favorite supplements.
Minerals like Calcium, Sodium and Potassium all play an important role in your electrolyte balance. Excessive sweating from exercise can cause the water levels in your body to change and cause you to lose these essential nutrients. Anytime you workout it is important to stock up on your intake of Calcium, Sodium and Potassium with a Sports Drink or a supplement which will help [...]
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.
They say timing is everything. That’s especially true when it comes to certain nutritional supplements. Taking a supplement at the wrong time can make a big difference in terms of the results you’ll get. Or, it can make no difference at all. You’ll know which is which when you’ve checked out our guide to supplement [...]