HEALTHIEST FOODSHEALTHY LIVINGWEIGHT MANAGEMENT

True or False? I can get all the vitamins I need from food

I regularly talk to people—friends, family, tennis buddies—who care about their health, and make a real effort to eat well and cultivate good lifestyle habits . But they haven’t quite bought into the whole supplement thing yet. The most frequent statement I hear is “I feel if I’m eating a healthy diet, I should be able to get everything I need from food”. So this article is for you guys. Read More
HEALTHY LIVINGWEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)

Probably the single most important thing to know about folic acid is that it can prevent birth defects like spina bifida, the most common permanently disabling neural tube defect in the US. It’s also one of a trio of B-vitamins—the others being B-12 and B-6—that...

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HEALTHY LIVINGWEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 was a topic that used to get Robert Atkins, MD—of Atkins Diet fame—piping mad. He felt it was an outstanding example of how divorced the dietary policy makers at the FDA were from what the latest research was saying. Half tongue-in-cheek, he called...

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ANTI-AGINGHEALTHY LIVINGWEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Vitamin A

The first installment in my new series- Vitamin and Mineral Mondays- is here! Join me each week for a look at a new vitamin or mineral and its benefits. Vitamin A is one of a select group of vitamins and minerals that are known to be powerful antioxidants (this...

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