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Vitamins

Do You Need a Multivitamin?

January 1, 2016

Periodically, someone decides to rail against taking any form of daily multivitamins, despite the fact that doctors recommend them for many reasons, that studies show many Americans are at least bordering on deficiency if not deficient, and that most people have some specific health concern that more than justifies the need for a daily multivitamin! […]

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Superfood Up

November 17, 2015

If you’re enjoying the season, you’re probably getting lots of pumpkin in your diet. Pumpkin is chock full of nutrients—but the sugar laden treats it’s packed on often aren’t, and only contain a smidgen of pumpkin (although the spices that accompany it, including cinnamon, are good for you, they too are only a smidgen, or […]

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Think you’re saving money buying cheap grocery store vitamins? Taken in by the convenience, or maybe the branding of a store that’s otherwise pretty good to you? You’re just getting ripped off. New York is saying “no more”—grocery store supplements, which have again shown themselves to not contain the ingredients listed on their label (and […]

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Reports have have found that the vitamins you can get cheaply at the grocery store may not have ingredients that match the label very well—they may have more, or less, or unlisted fillers. But there’s worse that can happen when you play fast and loose with supplement quality. 20% of hospital-worthy liver damage comes from […]

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There are many reasons to care about your health and to actively protect it, but they can all be summed up under these two: to enjoy today, and to be here for tomorrow. Anything can happen, but your health is something you have at least a little bit of control over. What you eat, how […]

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