Vitamin Articles
I read somewhere that calcium reduces or regulates abdominal fat. I am aware that this could and probably is different for everybody. However, is this a true statement?

Naturally, this is perhaps the most important factor in deciding whether a multi-nutrient formula is right for you.

Presumably, healthy people who frequently eat fatty fish (several times per week) have no need to supplement with fish oil. How much EPA and DHA, if any, should be supplemented by healthy people who do not eat much fatty fish, remains unclear.

My 27 year old male client is an ex-collegiate basketball player who is now a little over weight but definitely active. He plays basketball at least three times per week along with some light strength training.

Medical science has always known that nutrition plays a key role in the development of a variety of diseases. We recognize that nutrients must be provided by the diet in adequate amounts otherwise deficiency syndromes will appear.

It is ironic that in this age of information, people continue to be confused about supplements.

What if I told you that there is a vitamin for which half the population are deficient and that correcting this deficiency reduces their coronary risk by half?

Heard a lot about vitamin E in the news lately? This is an attempt to provide a fair and balanced evaluation of what we know about the safety and about the benefits of vitamin E.

One of my clients came to me with a question about vitamins E and C. His doctor told him he had high cholesterol and that the combination of vitamin C and vitamin E can help lower it. What kind of vitamin E is the most effective for this?

Moderate intake of zinc, approximately 15 mg daily, is adequate to prevent deficiencies. Higher levels (up to 50 mg taken three times per day) are reserved for people with certain health conditions, under the supervision of a doctor.