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The A to Z of Vitamins & Health Supplements (Part 2) – THE YESSTYLIST – Asian Fashion Blog – brought to you by YesStyle.com

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Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanks to COVID-19, we’re now more concerned about our health than ever. No matter the time, it’s always a good idea to try to maintain good health. Here are the essential substances that keep you healthy, and easy ways to get them! In case you missed Part 1 covering A to M, click here. N for Natto Rumored to be the secret to Japanese people’s longevity, natto is a traditional Japanese food made from soy beans fermented with bacillus subtilis. It’s often considered an acquired taste due to its strong smell and sticky, slimy texture. […]

NeuraVie: Why Natural Brain Health Supplements are Better for Your Overall Health – New U Life

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Energy drinks have become increasingly popular these days among young people, with a study showing 43% of 13-15-year old’s having tried them (1). These types of drinks can also affect a student’s ability to study or stay awake for a brief time, but they are not good for the brain or body long-term. Research shows around this age, energy drinks can also cause heart palpitations, among other things.  And while there are many long-term consequences affecting teenagers and college-aged students, energy drinks are also harmful for people of any age. This is because energy drinks have high levels of sugar, vitamins, and herbal substances, that when combined, are shown to cause heart problems and other health issues. A certified rheumatologist shared…

Nutritional Supplements You Should Be Taking and Why

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What nutritional supplements should you take? This is a question I get asked of me all the time. Like most plastic surgeons, I was taught absolutely nothing about nutrition and nutritional supplements in medical school and residency. So I’ve spent the past three years researching, reading peer-reviewed studies, and learning from my holistic health colleagues.  The main problem is that nobody eats a perfect diet. Industrial farming practices have depleted our soil of nutrients, resulting in food that is less nutritious than at any time in the past. One study looked at the nutritional data for 43 fruits and vegetables […]

Studies on health benefits of vitamins, supplements bring different conclusions | Newsday

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Paul Washington spends about $50 a month on vitamins and other supplements because “you always want to maintain an optimum level of health.” The 65-year-old Wheatley Heights man is among 1 in 2 Americans who buy supplements, many with the hope of staying healthy and living longer. Yet, many of the boastful claims on the labels of the dizzying variety of supplements that line drugstore shelves are not supported by scientific research, experts say. Studies on potential health benefits of supplements sometimes come to different conclusions, and experts don’t always agree on which — if any — vitamins are helpful. That confuses consumers […]

The Best SIBO Treatments, Herbal Supplements and Natural Remedies

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This post is the second in a three-part series on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth focusing on SIBO natural treatments, antibiotics, herbal supplements and lifestyle changes. You can see Part 3 on SIBO diet, on-going healing and recovery here. And brush up on see Part 3 on SIBO symptoms and testing here. When I finished my SIBO treatment last month, I was convinced I still had critters. Even though I had been taking herbal antibiotics for nearly 6 weeks, my system still felt off. My stomach continued to bulge, my digestion was pokey. I was burping during meals, no matter how many […]

Toddler Vitamins, Supplements, and Immune Boosters

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Knowing which toddler vitamins—not to mention supplements, probiotics, and other immune boosters— to give your toddler is complicated. Today, we sort through the research so you can know what you actually need to give your kids. Toddler Vitamins If you use toddler vitamins and are wondering if they’re the “right” ones, or if you’re curious if you should start one, know that this is a complicated and confusing topic. And whenever we hit the time of the year when more colds and illness are coming up, we all feel like this is something we should be doing. Toddler vitamins and […]

Why Gut Health Supplements are the Key to Overall Well-Being

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Trust your gut. We’ve all heard that advice, and we all probably give it from time to time.  The notion of “going with your gut” or “trusting your gut” alludes to some primal intuition that our gut must somehow know what’s good for us. Something is going on with the gut. Is it truly the space where our most sound intuition resides? Maybe.  But as far as our overall health is concerned, science is devoting more and more energy to studying what’s up with the gut.  And the findings are sweeping.It all gets down to what’s called the microbiome: a delicate […]

5 Reasons You May Need Vitamin or Mineral Supplements

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Can you get all of the nutrition you need through food? This is a common question in my office. It seems simple. If you eat a wide variety of foods with plenty of fruits and vegetables, shouldn’t that be enough? Doesn’t a “healthy” diet provide a plethora of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients? I wish it was that easy. It would make my job much simpler!  Unfortunately, many obstacles get in the way of maintaining a perfect nutritional status.  5 Reasons why you may need Vitamin or Mineral Supplementation: #1 Prescription or “over the counter” medications According to recent statistics […]

The Best Chinese Herbal Supplements to cure low back pain

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Low back pain is one of the most frequent complaints during a physician office visits, yet the mechanisms of causation for low back pain remain highly elusive. According to several studies, the exact cause of low back pain cannot be ascertained in over 90% of the cases from a Western medicine point of view. There are various diagnoses such as low back muscle strain / sprain, herniated disc, slipped disc, ruptured disc, spinal stenosis, idiopathic etiology, etc. However, regardless of the diagnosis, given the right non-invasive treatment to remove the stressors to the body, the body is able to heal […]

Experts: Oversight needed for safety, efficacy of nutritional supplements – UPI.com

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Jan. 2 (UPI) — While the vast majority of over-the-counter nutritional and herbal supplements are safe — unless they are consumed in large quantities — not all of them deliver on their promised benefits. Researchers say that the $40 billion-a-year dietary supplement industry, which covers “tens of thousands” of products, exists on the offer of some health benefit. While many people believe they work, there is little beyond anecdotal evidence for their efficacy, experts say. “When it comes to their health, everybody is looking for a silver bullet,” Martin J. Ronis, a professor of pharmacology at the Louisiana State University […]