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New Study Results on Older Women and Vitamins

by Kimberly Hays August 19th, 2022 | Vitamins
Many of us take a multi-vitamin to supplement our diets because we are on the go so much we don’t always take the time to have balanced meals. It can be very confusing to decipher the information on what vitamins we should take and what ones we should avoid. The information seems to change quickly, and we want to keep up updated and to make you aware of a new study that was published last week in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Its findings are that multi-vitamins may be more harmful than helpful, especially in older women.

Jaako Muru was
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Immune System Importance During Cancer Treatment

by Joe Lawrence October 15th, 2021 | Health Observance, Vitamins
Our bodies have an amazing immune system...most of the time. It is designed to thwart off bacteria before it enters our body and then attack what makes it past the outer defenses. However, when undergoing cancer treatment the integrity of this system is severely compromised, but there are some things we can do to help though.

***Disclaimer - consult your doctor before making any changes in diet**

Our body's first line of defense is our skin as it keeps bacteria from entering the body. When we get an IV drip or a wound from surgery or anything else, a pathway is
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Diabetes and Vitamins

by Kimberly Hays November 20th, 2012 | Nutrition, Vitamins
Diabetics often find it difficult to acquire the necessary vitamins to maintain optimum health. Your doctor can inform you of the vitamins you will need in your particular situation, along with the prescribed medications. Studies have shown that people who are lacking in vitamins B, C, and D are linked to insulin issues, causing them to be insulin resistant or have inadequate insulin production. Taking a closer look at the vitamins that should be discussed with your doctor, and knowing why they are important, will ensure that you maintain good health.  (Vitamin intake is crucial for many illness, so
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Protein Sources for Good Nutrition

by Kimberly Hays August 28th, 2012 | Nutrition, Vitamins
We’ve all heard that proteins are essential for muscle growth, but they are also present in our organs and cells, and they are constantly breaking down. This is why it is important to have proteins in your diet on a daily basis to remain healthy. There are many sources, some surprising, which will assure that you are getting enough in your diet.

Eggs to Start the Day – Eggs are one of the most inexpensive options for protein. Although some people have heard that eggs are not good for you due to bad cholesterol, they are a protein rich source
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The Importance of Potassium

by Kimberly Hays August 2nd, 2012 | Nutrition, Vitamins
If you have ever woken up in the middle of the night with a leg cramp, you have most likely felt the effects of a potassium deficiency. Potassium is an important nutrient that helps in maintaining healthy tissue in our muscles, as well as keeping our cells healthy. It also is essential to our heart health, as it helps control our blood pressure. Potassium deficiency has also been linked to depression and severe fatigue.

Someone can think they are seriously ill, even thinking they are having a heart attack, when it can just be a potassium deficiency. Of course, always
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