minerals

Are Vitamin D and Fish Oils Effective?

November 13, 2018

In recent years, many Americans have embraced vitamin D and fish oil pills, their enthusiasm fueled by a steady trickle of suggestive research studies linking higher levels [...]

Can Deficiencies Cause Weight Gain?

October 16, 2018

There is nothing quite as annoying as unintended weight gain, especially if you don’t know why it’s happening. As it turns out weight gain can actually be a [...]

When Is the Best Time to Take Vitamins?

September 13, 2018

The best time to take many vitamins and minerals is in the morning, with a meal. However, there are a few supplements that may help you sleep better when taken shortly [...]

Could You Have an Electrolyte Imbalance?

July 17, 2018

You may have heard about getting electrolytes from sports drinks. Well, electrolytes are actually minerals—sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, calcium, phosphate, [...]

What Can We Do About Iodine Deficiency?

July 10, 2018

When you think of iodine—the chemical element that helps your body produce thyroid hormones and regulate energy—you probably associate it with table salt. That’s [...]

Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

June 12, 2017

Most people, especially women, assume they have a calcium deficiency or need more calcium. It’s essential for strong bones and teeth, and it feels like every single [...]

Is Yogurt Healthy?

February 27, 2017

Yes, go ahead and add yogurt to your healthy foods list if you haven’t already. Whether you choose plain, Greek, flavored or low-fat, yogurt is a nutrient-packed snack [...]
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