All You Need to Know About Vitamin E

Off the top of your head, how much information can you recite about Vitamin E? If a couple of tumbleweeds have just passed by, saddle up partner – it’s time to learn about this vitamin! For starters, it’s a powerful antioxidant, which helps protect your cells from free radical damage. It is also fat soluble,Continue reading “All You Need to Know About Vitamin E”

The A’s and B’s of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a popular antioxidant and it is often supplemented during cold and flu season, due to its reputation as an immune booster. It also helps maintain vibrant skin and helps keep joints healthy since it is involved with the production of collagen. It is an essential water-soluble vitamin, meaning that our bodies don’tContinue reading “The A’s and B’s of Vitamin C”

Folate vs. Folic Acid

It’s no secret that the 8 “B” Vitamins, also known as B Complex, are vitally important for our bodies. Not only do they promote healthy skin, strengthen our immune system, help convert food into energy, affect mood by helping to create neurotransmitters – but several B vitamins play important roles during pregnancy. Vitamin B7, biotin,Continue reading “Folate vs. Folic Acid”

Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?

Part 2…if you missed Part 1, you can start here! If you haven’t guessed by now, the answer is yes! The B Complex family performs a variety of essential functions for your body, including maintaining healthy skin, hair and eyes; maintaining internal tissue and a healthy immune system and helping the conversion of carbohydrates, fatsContinue reading “Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?”

Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?

You may have already heard of “B Complex” but did you know there are 8 B vitamins that make up this family? All contribute to your health in different ways, including healthy skin and hair maintenance. These water soluble vitamins cannot be stored by your body for very long, so it is important to beContinue reading “Are B Vitamins Really THAT Complex?”

Do Carrots Actually Improve Your Eyesight?

A carrot a day keeps the optometrist away? Not exactly, but Vitamin A does support vision, as well as healthy tissue growth. This powerful antioxidant also promotes healthy immune function and let’s be honest, we could all use a little boost now and then. Let’s dive a little deeper into this vitamin. Types: Vitamin AContinue reading “Do Carrots Actually Improve Your Eyesight?”

4 Things to Consider Before Taking A Supplement

Everywhere you look these days, there is some new article telling you which minerals to supplement, a new company claiming to provide the perfect supplement cocktail tailored to your specific needs or your friends are raving about this new vitamin they can’t get enough of. But should you also be jumping on this supplement train?Continue reading “4 Things to Consider Before Taking A Supplement”