Vitamins and Supplements

Take care of your health condition. The importance of the vitamins and supplements is crucial in our lives nowaday, mainly because we are what we eat!

Nutritional Supplement – Chromium – Which is better for the body?

I am interested in, first, signing up when you offer subscriptions, and second, finding out about the confusing marketing hype over such nutritional supplement as METrx, Chromium Picolinate, Creatine, Thermogenics”, L-Glutamine, Whey vs. Egg protein (which is better for the body?), etc. I ask this because I work out 5-6 times a week, using a combo of both weights and aerobics, with workouts usually lasting …

Folic acid alert – can it cause nerve damage?

I have been taking large amounts of Folic Acid (up to 10 mg a day). Recently, I read that high doses of Folic Acid can cause nerve damage. Yet, I was told that the recommended daily allowance was not enough. Am I taking a dangerous amount? Folic acid supplementation should always include vitamin B12 supplementation because it can mask a vitamin B12 deficiency. The danger …

Colloidal minerals intake leads to longer life

Lately I’ve heard a lot about colloidal minerals from people in multilevel marketing programs. I understand the value of minerals in the diet, but are colloidal minerals really as useful as they claim? How do they compare with chelated minerals in the body’s ability to absorb them? Given the body’s limited ability to absorb minerals, does that mean that you have to take more than …

Vitamin C prevents cataract and treats various diseases

Several studies that have investigated the relationship between diet rich in vitamin C and the incidence of cataract have indicated the existence of an inverse correlation of association with the presence of the condition of this vitamin. Specialists have found that a daily consumption of more than 300 mg of vitamin C is associated with a reduction of 70% of the risk of cataracts, and …

Choline metabolize fat and protein, helps liver

Function Used by the body to metabolize fat and protein, helps liver and gallbladder function, helps to manufacture lecithin, improves brain and memory function and helps in the manufacture of hormones.) Choline is another B complex family member and acts as a fat emulsifier . It cooperates with inositol , another family member of B complex, processing lipids and cholesterol. Is one of the few substances …

BETA CAROTENE – Natural sources of this powerful antioxidant

Function Beta carotene is a powerful antioxidant derived from plants that protect body cells from damage caused by free radicals and this protects the body from disease such as cancer and heart disease. Beta carotene is converted to vitamin A in the liver.) RDA 15,000 iu Deficiency Symptoms Night blindness, inflamed gums, dry eyes, low resistance to infection, hardened or dry skin and or hair. …

CALCIUM form bones, teeth and other body tissue

Calcium is used by the body to form bones, teeth and other body tissue, it is used during muscle contraction and helps to prevent muscle cramping, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Is known to lower cholesterol levels, helps to maintain a regular heartbeat, is used to maintain normal blood clotting, the healthy transmission of nerve impulses and helps the body to use fats and to provide …

MAGNESIUM ensure smooth transmission of impulses

Function Magnesium is used by the body to ensure smooth transmission of nerve and muscle impulses, protects the arterial linings from damage, is used as a catalyst for enzymes such as those involved in the production of energy, helps to build bone tissue and is used in the metabolism of carbohydrates and minerals. Magnesium is thought to help reduce the risk of osteoporosis, heart disease, …

MANGANESE produce mother’s milk

Function Manganese is used by the body to produce energy, some enzymes and mother’s milk. It is used for normal fat and protein metabolism, to support the immune system and helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Manganese is contributes to healthy bone growth and the formation of cartilage and synovial fluid (lubrication) in the joints.) Manganese has many functions in the body. In the first stage …

VITAMIN B3 – NIACIN improves blood circulation

Function Or niacinamide, nicotinic acid is used by the body to improve the digestive process and for the metabolism of food. Niacin improves circulation, is helpful with mental illness and memory problems and reduces serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels.) Vitamin B3, also known as pantothenic acid, niacin or vitamin PP participates in the metabolism of protein, fat, carbohydrate, mineral, normalizing adrenal function. It mitigates the …

VITAMIN A repair of the lining tissues

Function Vitamin A is used by the body for maintenance and repair of the lining tissues of the body including in the eye, where it helps to prevent night blindness. It is used for the maintenance of the skin and may be useful for skin disorders such as acne. Vitamin A is also used for growth of new cells, the utilization of protein, protects against …

ZINC – antioxidant that protects the liver

Zinc is used by the body to maintain proper healing, growth and health of tissue, promotes the health of the immune system and regulates the production from oil glands in the skin. It is an antioxidant that protects the liver from chemical damage and prevents the formation of and destroys free radicals. It is essential for a healthy prostate gland, the growth of the reproductive organs …