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Vitamin Guide A to K

Our bodies need vitamins to survive and function properly. These aren’t the vitamins you buy from the pharmacy, the gummies you take every morning, or the pills found in the health aisles of your...

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Usanimals™ is a daily dose of multivitamin that helps with growth and development of children between ages 2 to 12. Today, our diets do not fulfil our daily needs for essential minerals and vitamins....

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Have you fed your brain lately?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the food you eat every day? Vitamins, minerals and other nutrients from your diet help to nourish your body, passing through blood vessels to your internal organ...

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Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Iron is part of the make-up of hemoglobin and myoglobin (“heme”, as in blood; “myo”, as in muscle). These substances have the remarkable ability to grab onto or release oxygen and carbon dioxide at...

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Folate and Cancer

Focus on Folate One of the biggest breakthroughs in vitamin research was when researchers discovered that a woman with a deficiency in folate, a B vitamin, was at an increased risk of having a...

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USANA Health Sciences Business Review

Usana Health Sciences, Inc. (“Usana“) is a multi-level marketing company based out of Utah. The company produces various products in the nutritional, supplements, skincare and vitamins business industries, some of which have been provided to...

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Vitamins QA

Should I take USANA supplements with a meal? There are several reasons it can be beneficial to take dietary supplements with food or a complete meal. One reason is to buffer the stomach (especially...

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All Medicine is Not for Women

How much thought do you give the medication you’re taking? Even if it’s safe when used alone, it could suddenly become unsafe when used in combination with another drug. That can be especially true...

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Vitamins

Vitamins are substances found in food that are essential to children’s normal growth and development and to all people’s lifelong health. There are 13 vitamins that your body needs. They are vitamins A, C,...

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Garlic

For thousands of years, garlic (Allium sativum) has been known to have a variety of medicinal benefits. It contains amino acids, vitamins, trace minerals, flavonoids, enzymes, and 200 additional compounds. Garlic’s main active ingredient...

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Combining vitamins with medication

Some medications can deplete your body of specific vitamins and minerals. Similarly, some vitamins can increase or decrease your body’s absorption of some medications. The following list provides common examples of both possibilities. If...

Stroke and Cancer 0

Stroke and Cancer

Most stokes develop from blockages in the arteries feeding the brain or from pieces of these blockages breaking off (emboli). The process is very similar to that in coronary artery disease and the action...

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Functions of Vitamins

Your body needs small amount of vitamins to help it grow, develop, and function properly. Although vitamins are micronutrients and don’t provide calories or energy to the body the way the macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats,...

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Goji Berry

The power of the goji berry is no secret in China, where the berry has been used for its many healing properties for thousands of years. According to the Ben Cao Gang Mu, a...

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Superfruits

Everyone should eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Scientific evidence reveals that fruits and vegetables, which are rich sources of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytonutrients, can help prevent disease and boost...

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What is Vitamin D?

Naturally, we’re disposed to think about vitamin D as vitamin – a substance that we get from our diets, like vitamin C or niacin, and that participates in biological reactions to help the body...

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Vitamin B

The B vitamin family comprises eight water-soluble nutrients that are essential for functions and processes throughout the body. Most of us probably take the B vitamins for granted, but if we understood how important...

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Multivitamins and Minerals

Manganese Manganese has received a lot of attention for its role in bone and joint health. Most multivitamins provide only a few milligrams of manganese – enough to satisfy the minimum requirements – but...

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What Should My Multivitamin Contain?

There are no perfect answers about what an ideal multivitamin should contain. Whether you’re a man, woman or child will help determine the product that’s best for you, as will your age, your dietary...