Vitamins and supplements

5 Reasons You Need More B12

Earlier this month, a friend of mine barely avoided a nasty fall when she passed out during a hiking trip. Her diagnosis? B12 deficiency. Once she learned the symptoms, she realized it had been progressing for months unnoticed, and her experience isn't rare. It's time to put B12 in the spotlight.Vitamin B12 is vital...

Gym Rules We Wish Everyone Would Follow

Every gym has "those people" - and if yours doesn't you are probably that person. I'm talking about those obnoxious, rule-breaking, loud grunting gym rats who don't really care that anyone else is around. While all gyms have rules regarding equipment usage and cleaning, the vast majority wish that they had iron-clad rules on...

Is Glucosamine Gold for Aging?

There are many vitamins, minerals, and supplements that are pushed to those who are aging. One of the most popular is glucosamine, and for good reason. Glucosamine has been found in study after study to help promote healthy bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage, all of which are essential for healthy aging. Many athletes...

Overlooked Remedies For Back Pain

Back pain can hit any of us, and many are prescribed strong medications for it. However, there are better options for relieving your back pain - and some of these are sadly overlooked by even the most astute holistic healers. Below are some of the best - and most overlooked - remedies for back...

The Top Vitamins For Female Athletes

Female athletes need different vitamins that male athletes - and even from nonathletic females. So, it can be hard to figure out what helps your beauty and your stamina. Below are the top vitamins for all female athletes, whether you are a cyclists or a gymnast.Vitamin AVitamin A contains antioxidant properties. Women of all...

The Top 5 Vitamins & Minerals That Cyclists Need More Of

Vitamins supplements are everywhere, and we are confused by what we need. Cyclists bodies need more of certain vitamins and minerals than other athletes, and since there really isn't a reputable cycling-centric multi-vitamin available, you can be lost. Below are the top five vitamins and minerals that all cyclists need more of in their...

The Top 10 Calcium-Rich Foods

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Almost 99 percent of the body’s calcium is stored in the structure of the bones and teeth. The truth is, though, many of us aren’t eating enough calcium rich foods. (And hint: It’s not always about dairy).Bone calcium is also used as a storage area...

The Best Foods For Healthy Aging

Most of us will become older adults, and when one creeps up in age, certain things happen. Wrinkles appear. Certain things sag. Certain things crease. It can be a quick change to some, but in reality our lives up until that point prepare us for aging. We either age good, with little issue, or...

You Might Be Taking Way Too Much Of This Important Supplement

Over the last few years, experts have linked a lack of vitamin D to a bunch of serious health issues—everything from depression to severe heart disease to aggressive prostate cancer. So getting enough of the vitamin is vital. But some people may be taking that too far, new research in JAMA suggests.In the study,...

IBS Types & Triggers

Digestive health should be something that everyone thinks about, but unless you have issues, it falls to the back of your mind. IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) sufferers know all too well how their gut effects their lives. Stress, food, and hormones can make the gut act up, causing us to break dates or alter...
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