Magnesium Deficiency Signs And Symptoms

Approximately 2% of the population suffers from magnesium deficiency, officially known as hypomagnesemia,  but according to one study, up to 75% of all Americans are not getting the recommended intake of this important mineral. The deficiency can be under-diagnosed because the signs are not as easy to recognize until your magnesium levels become very low. The [...]

Keep Your Liver Healthy with Vitamin E

Modern life takes a heavy toll on the liver. Alcohol, prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, environmental toxins. Every day, we assault this vital organ with one damaging chemical after another, expecting it to process it all and detoxify our systems without complaining. Here’s a sobering thought for you. It is possible to develop cirrhosis of the [...]

Vitamin C Reduces the Frequency of Colds in Athletes by 50%

Runners may finally be able to win the runny nose race with the help of vitamin C. The latest update to the Cochrane Review, reported that, although there is no new evidence that regular supplementation with vitamin C can reduce either the severity of symptoms or the duration of the common cold, people under heavy [...]

Feeling Stressed? Take a Multivitamin

Scientists in Australia and the United Kingdom have recently published the results of a randomized controlled clinical trial indicating that dietary supplementation with a multivitamin may improve mood and general well-being in healthy young adults1. A population of 138 adults between the ages of 20 and 50 were given a multivitamin supplement containing high levels [...]

Could Vitamin B3 Be the Secret to a Long and Healthy Life?

For centuries, people have looked for the secret for a long and healthy life. Surprising new research involving an animal model suggests that the search for the key to longevity may be in the common nutrient niacin, which is also another name for vitamin B3. What have the scientists discovered about vitamin B3 and what [...]