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How to Decide Which Supplements to Take

There are hundreds of herbal supplements and remedies out there. If you took all of them, soon you wouldn’t even have enough room in your belly for real, wholesome nutritious food!  And a lot of people make the mistake of thinking that taking a million supplements yet eating an awful diet will balance one [...]

How Acidophilus Can Help with IBS

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is an increasingly common digestive disorder that involves the last part of the digestive and elimination process – bowel movements.  It can result in constant constipation, constant diarrhea, of alternating bouts with both. In other words, it interrupts your life, can be totally embarrassing and is very uncomfortable to [...]

Fish Oil During Pregnancy Benefits?

There may be yet more benefits from taking a good omega 3 fish oil supplement. I emphasize good (and pure) because there are a lot out there that can be close to worthless because they are either loaded with mercury and other contaminants, or they are not potent enough to do any good.

A [...]

Why Probiotics are Important

Probiotics, by definition, are live microorganisms that are beneficial to the host organism.  The most common type of probiotics are lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria but there are also some yeasts and bacilli.  Food sources that are the most common for probiotic consumption are yogurts, soy yogurts and dietary supplements.

Specific medical reasons for [...]

How to Take Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and nutritional supplements are items we take to improve our health so we should have some common sense in how we use them.  Storage should be noted on the label of your vitamins and supplements. 

Most vitamin labels say to keep them tightly sealed and to store in a cool dry place.  Read [...]