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The Silver Lining of Iron Intake While minerals such as magnesium, copper, and zinc are all important to maintain a healthy diet, iron is one of the most vital. Why? Because of the number of body functions that iron helps to operate. Transferring oxygen from the lungs to tissue Supporting muscle metabolism Strengthening healthy connective tissue Maintaining
Combating Seasonal Depression During COVID-19 As the thrill of the holidays is entirely behind us, you, like millions of other Americas, may start feeling more and more depressed. Pair that seasonal depression with the ever-present COVID-19 pandemic, and you may feel as though the winter blues are never-ending. Luckily, there are ways to combat your symptoms with some
Risk of Over-the-Counter Drugs and Medical Conditions Over-the-counter (OTC) medications are amazingly effective. 81 percent of adults turn to over-the-counter drugs at the first sign of a minor ailment. However, elders and those with chronic medical conditions can react adversely to OTC drugs. Drugs for pain-relief, headaches, upset stomachs, and more are
Grapes have always been a common fruit in most household refrigerators. The little guys are known for coming in bunches, for being easy to snap off and eat at any time, and for being the fruit consumed by Roman nobility while being fanned in their reclining chairs. However, should grapes also be known for their seeds? The microscopic brown specks they originate from might provide much more than their full-fledged counterparts.
Zinc Benefits Mineral vitamins are important to your body’s immune system. Especially zinc. In addition to helping the immune system, this vitamin also supports digestion. In times like these, with your health in the spotlight, getting as many trace elements as you can is vital to remaining in a safe headspace. There are many supplements that support the immune system and …
How does Vitamin D affect COVID-19? Keeping track of your Vitamin D levels is a great way to gauge your body’s fighting capacity for coming in contact with COVID-19. According to Dr. Smith of Agape, one study focused on Vitamin D and Coronavirus “showed a 51% lower death rate and 54% less likely to be infected with the coronavirus with levels [of Vitamin D] over 30 ng/dl.”
Vitamin B12 and Folate: Benefits and Dosage You’ve heard of the alphabet of vitamins before, A through E. Well, today let’s focus on the power couple: B12 and Folate. Both Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) and Folate are important to the cellular growth of your body. In fact, both are different forms of vitamin B and are often found together in multivitamins. Biotics Research B12
Everything You Need To Know About Magnesium Supplement Wondering if you should take magnesium? It’s a great supplement to take! However, do you know how much magnesium to take every day, and why it’s so important for you? Once you understand the benefits of magnesium, you’ll be unstoppable! What Is Magnesium? Magnesium is the fourth most abundant cation in the human
A Universal Flu Vaccine? Early in December of this year, researchers at Mount Sinai announced that there has been a promising advancement in creating a universal flu vaccine. This is amazing news! About 650,000 deaths occur globally each year due to influenza. Moreover, with the world’s attention on safe vaccines more than ever, learning about a universal vaccine for one of
How To Naturally Treat Hormonal Imbalances Some days you feel better than others. But sometimes, grogginess or pain discomfort lasts too long for your liking. This discomfort–whether it’s weight loss or gain, mood swings, fatigue, acne, or more, is difficult to treat when you don’t know the primary cause. A hormonal imbalance is usually the cause of these
5 Signs of a Weakened Immune System A weakened immune system can bring about a whole slew of problems. Anemia, long-lasting sinus infections, and disorders such as lupus and diabetes are just a few of the complications brought about by having a compromised immune system. A weakened immune system is a cause for many issues, so it’s important to get it
Supplements are an essential component of holistic medicine. Alternative, naturopathic, and integrative doctors use them to help treat, maintain, and prevent symptoms and illnesses. Our bodies require a wide range of nutrients to function correctly, and many of us are deficient in one or more. Supplements are an excellent way to fill in the gaps. But although they are common …