Vitamins & Minerals

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Summer Fruits for Low Carb & Keto

When you’re following a low carb or keto diet – you quickly learn that fruit is generally high in sugars… but that doesn’t mean they’re all off limits!  Here is our list of 7 fruits that you can eat in moderation while following a keto or a low carb lifestyle.  We recommended a 1/4 cup for […] Read More

The Ultimate Low Carb Winter Produce List

Our Low Carb Winter Product List Cures Your Winter Blues The bright colors and fresh textures of seasonal produce add great variety to any diet. Winter produce can seem scant, however, so we’ve rounded up the best low carb options in one winter produce list perfect for Atkins dieters. The list below contains only veggies that […] Read More

Our Summer Superfood List

What are superfoods? Popular magazines, TV shows, and blogs are all buzzing about them, but it’s hard to pin down a precise answer. That’s because, unlike organic foods, superfoods are not regulated by the FDA or any other scientific or governing body. Most experts agree, however, that a superfood is a food that contains high […] Read More

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Essential

Once you’ve decided on an appropriate basic vitamin and mineral formula, this other vital nutrient group should be part of your supplement plan. Ever wonder why your doctor advises you to take one baby aspirin a day? It’s because it thins your blood and helps it flow more easily through your veins, carrying nutrients to […] Read More

Want to Extend Life?

Getting the most from your calories by choosing nutrient dense foods high in protein, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats is a great health strategy, no matter what your goals. What about counting calories? There’s been a recent spate of articles in the popular press about the life-extending effects of reducing calories. Calorie reduction […] Read More

Vitamin C Could Reduce Inflammation

New research has suggested that higher intakes of vitamin C could cut the level of markers for inflammation by an astonishing 45 percent. What is inflammation? In its simplest form, inflammation is the body’s response to a perceived threat– whether it’s a splinter in our finger, sunburn at the beach or a sprained ankle. So […] Read More

Vitamin C and Diabetes

A new study has added to the growing amount of research showing that vitamin C- as well as a high intake of vegetables and fruits- may have protective effects against diabetes. This makes more than a little intuitive sense- after all Diabetes is a disease marked by a good amount of oxidative damage- damage done […] Read More

To Protect Your Liver, Take Five

This hard-working organ is essential to life itself and must function properly to ensure good health. Five supplements can help keep your liver healthy. Your liver weighs 3 pounds, stores minerals and vitamins, metabolizes fats, carbohydrates and protein, produces energy, manufactures proteins the body can use for repair and growth and regulates use of fat […] Read More

The expanding list of benefits from the miracle nutrient, CoQ10

What essential nutrient for the heart is not a vitamin, nor a mineral? It’s CoQ10, technically known as a ‘ubiquinone’ because of its ‘ubiquitous’ distribution throughout the body. CoQ10 is found in every single cell, concentrated in particular in structures called the mitochondria. The mitochondria are the cell’s headquarters for energy production and fat burning […] Read More

Supporting Your Gallbladder with Supplements

Vitamins A and C are just two of the nutrients your body requires to keep this important organ operating at peak performance. Whether you are plagued with gallstones or just want to head off any future problems with your gallbladder, a good diet with sufficient healthy fat and protein and reduced carbohydrate is essential, as […] Read More

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