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Vitamin D

Vitamin D supplements are a must-have when we spend most of our time indoors in air-conditioned rooms. Moreover, vitamin D deficiency is imminent in post-pregnancy. USANA’s vitamin D supplement is an advanced degree potent...

Low Vitamin D: A Global Concern 0

Low Vitamin D: A Global Concern

Recent studies suggest that vitamin D is much more important in fighting off disease than previously thought. Being deficient in this vitamin puts one at risk of diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, and multiple...

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The New Vegetarians

Whether it’s to save the earth, money or their waistlines, more Americans are cutting back on meat. Should you elevate vegetables from sidekick to leading role? Here’s all you need to know to make...

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Minerals and Calcium

Minerals Many important bodily functions require certain minerals in order to operate correctly. Yet minerals, unlike vitamins, cannot be produced by our bodies. Therefore, adequate consumption of minerals is very important for your health....

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Pregnancy

While pregnancy is not a disease, and is the most natural thing in the world, the suggestions ensure that everything is optimal, making both the pregnancy and delivery easier, and can in fact create...

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Multiple sclerosis

The cause is unknown, but it may fit into the “autoimmune” group of diseases, where the body’s immune system attacks itself. The myelin sheath around the nerves and the brain is slowly destroyed, causing...

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High blood pressure (hypertension)

High blood pressure causes strokes, heart attacks, aneurisms, kidney failure and may other diseases. In most cases the cause is unknown. While drug treatment is frequently required, doctors stress the benefits of a healthy...

Vitamin D Help on Disease Prevention 0

Vitamin D Help on Disease Prevention

Can vitamin D help with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS)? Will vitamin D supplementation delay the progression of MS in someone who has MS? Patients with multiple sclerosis are often vitamin D deficient....

Q&A Vitamin D 1

Q&A Vitamin D

What happens when you cook foods rich in Vitamin D, like wild salmon? Do you lose their potency? Vitamin D is relatively stable in foods. Storage, processing, and cooking have little effect on its...

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Calcium and Magnesium

Calcium Since calcium is such a bulky mineral, manufacturers include only a portion of the RDI in atypical multivitamin. Because calcium plays an important role in bone building, muscle contraction and more, it’s important...

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Choose Foods Rich in Calcium

Eat Broccoli Sprouts  Broccoli sprouts boost enzymes in the body, while detoxifying potential carcinogens. Researchers estimate that broccoli sprouts provide 10 to 100 times the power of mature broccoli to neutralize carcinogens. Doctors found...

Keeping Up That Calcium 0

Keeping Up That Calcium

Consume Calcium  Calcium is an important part of a balanced diet. That’s because calcium is not only important for strengthening bones (which is especially important because it helps prevent musculoskeletal injuries during exercise), it...

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Phosphorus

Phosphorus compounds (phosphates) are major constituents in the tissues of all plant and animal cells. As much as 80 percent of the body’s phosphorus is found in our bones and teeth. The process of...

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Minerals – Calcium

Calcium is responsible for the construction, formation, and maintenance of bone and teeth. This function helps reduce the occurrence of osteoporosis. It is also a vital component in blood clotting systems and wound healing,...