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  • PABA - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    The full name of this water soluble vitamin is para-aminobenzoic acid. This occurs as a component of folic acid, although it is usually referred to as a separate B complex vitamin.
  • Vitamin D - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is found in food and can also be made in your body after exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun. Sunshine is a significant source of vitamin D because UV rays from sunlight trigger vitamin D synthesis in the skin.
  • Choline - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Choline is indispensable for a number of fundamental processes in the body. Choline is a water soluble member of the Vitamin B complex. It is not a true vitamin as it is synthesized in the liver.
  • Vitamin C - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin C is a water soluble and an antioxidant vitamin. Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid. It is one of the more readily available vitamins for most people around the world. Commercial vitamin C is often a mix of ascorbic acid, sodium ascorbate and/or other ascorbates.
  • Vitamin B12 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy nerve cells and red blood cells. It is also needed to help make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Vitamin B12 is also called cobalamin because it contains the metal cobalt.
  • Vitamin B9 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B9 is also known as Folic Acid or Folate. This vitamin is required for energy production, formation of red and white blood cells (immunity), and is considered brain food. Normal red blood cell production prevents anemia
  • Vitamin B7 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B7 is known as vitamin Biotin, or occasionally as vitamin H. It is a B-complex vitamin which is important in the catalysis of essential metabolic reactions to synthesize fatty acids, in gluconeogenesis, and to metabolize leucine.
  • Vitamin B6 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B6 is one of the best-studied of all B vitamins and has one of the greatest varieties of chemical forms. The forms of this vitamin all begin with the letters "pyr," and include pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, pyridoxine phosphate, pyridoxal phosphate, and pyridoxamine phosphate.
  • The Healthiest Foods You Can Get  By :
    The following is a list of the healthiest foods that you can get. This will help you get an idea as to what foods are the best for your body.
  • Vitamin B5 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B5, most commonly called pantothenic acid, is a member of the B-complex family of vitamins. In its metabolically active form, vitamin B5 gets combined with another small, sulfur-containing molecule to form coenzyme A. This conversion allows vitamin B5 to participate in a wide variety of chemical reactions.
  • Vitamin B3 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B3 is a water-soluble vitamin vital for energy release in tissues and cells. Vitamin B3 is also called niacin. Like all the B-complex vitamins, it is important for converting calories from protein, fat and carbohydrates into energy.
  • Peanut Butter - What's In That?  By : Denise Palmer
    There’s no doubt, Peanut Butter offers some nutritional value. One ounce of roasted peanuts provides 10% of the daily value of folate, the naturally occurring form of the B vitamin folic acid, recommended for the reduction of birth defects and lowered heart disease risk. But there is also no arguing the fact that traditional, non-organic brands also offer some not-so-nutritional ingredients and has serious allergy implications for many.
  • Vitamin B2 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamins B2 is also called Riboflavin. It is a water-soluble vitamin, which is involved in vital metabolic processes in the body, and is necessary for normal cell function, growth, and energy production
  • Vitamin B1 - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin B1, known as thiamin, helps fuel your body by converting blood sugar into energy. It keeps your mucous membranes healthy and is essential for nervous system, cardiovascular and muscular function.
  • Vitamin A - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin, plays essential roles in vision, growth, and development; the development and maintenance of healthy skin, hair, and mucous membranes; immune functions; and reproduction.
  • Mediterranean Diet and Heart Disease  By : Lac Tran
    Mitamins' aim is to custom-made the best natural remedies to complement the treatment of your concerns. Our unique process allows you to combine multiple formulas into a single formula, in a single bottle, and avoid overdose and interactions.
  • Eat Organic Foods for Better Health  By : Carol Stack
    With the large amounts of toxins in the inorganic foods we eat, we all need to eat organic whenever possible. Every time that you choose conventionally farmed foods or processed foods over organic, you are increasing your cumulative exposure to chemicals and raising your risk of disease.
  • Getting Alkaline- 7 Cool Shortcuts  By : Dave Sherwin
    This article explores 7 simple and easy ways to help get your body alkaline.
  • 5 Foods That Will Generate Power In You  By : Chester Ku-Lea
    Don’t weigh yourself down with processed foods, simple carbohydrates, and junk. Get back to the basics and see your energy levels rise. Find the superhuman in you! Decide to munch on the following empowering superfoods - you’ll get a good dose of vitamins and minerals as well as a whack of health benefits.
  • Get off the Mood Rollercoaster  By : Judith J. Wurtman, PhD, and Nina Frusztajer Marquis, MD
    Everyone, it seems, has said, one time or another, “I avoid eating anything with sugar in it because it makes my mood go up and down, like a rollercoaster. After I eat something like a cookie or ice cream, I feel really great. I am no longer tense or irritable or angry or tired. But then a couple of hours later, I crash. My mood goes downhill and my grumpiness goes sky high. So I try to avoid foods with sugar so I won’t be in a bad mood.”
  • Diet for Kids  By : Nitin Chhoda
    Helpful tips and strategies to improve eating habits in children.
  • Cholesterol: Good, Bad or Ugly?  By : Simon Evans
    Cholesterol has a bad reputation for hindering your health, but is it deserved? Many researchers and physicians say no. And now there is new evidence to fuel the fire. Studies show that reducing cholesterol may do nothing to prevent death and might even increase the odds of getting Parkinson's disease.
  • The 12 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables  By : Denise Palmer
    Up to 20 different pesticides are used in the traditional production of the Dirty Dozen and contrary to popular belief, simply washing or peeling your fruits and vegetables doesnt guarantee elimination. Learn what 12 fruits and vegetables to avoid.
  • Probiotic Advantage  By : Darren Dunner
    The term Probiotic comes from a combination of a Latin and Greek word. It means “favorable to life”. Probiotics is a major research project now a day. Probiotics is all about the so called “friendly germs” which are identified on a regular basis by the scientific world.
  • High Blood Pressure Diet and Vitamins  By : stephenmorgan
    2005, the year the worlds fascination with taking Multivitamins died? Sounds controversial I know and may be a slight exaggeration but actually it is not too far from the truth. 2005 and latterly 2006 have not been good years if you happened to be in the Multivitamin Business as not one but a whole series of reports emerged from one Scientific Research Establishment after another about the apparent uselessness of taking mass amounts of Multivitamins as forms of dietary supplements to aid and support a poor dietary regime.

    When you look at it objectively, the daily vitamin pill is no substitute for a well structured and put together diet but as we all know, none of us are perfect when it comes to a healthy intake and sensible eating.
  • The Perfect SuperFood - A South American Grain for Health  By : Robert Adams
    Enhance your current Nutrition Plan with what is called the Superfood or Mother Grain of South America and has been enjoyed by the Indians for Centurys. Eat Healthy and Build a Balanced Meal Plan With Quinoa - The South American Superfood.
  • The Great 8 Healthy Eating Tips  By : Robert Adams
    Learn the Secrets of Healthy Eating and How Develop the Building Blocks for a Complete and Balanced Meal Plan.
  • Juicing Fruits and Vegetables is Great for Your Health  By : Carol Stack
    All your life you have heard people say, “Eat your fruits and vegetables.” It has been known for years that fruits and vegetables have great nutritional value and can improve your health as part of a daily diet. But did you know that by juicing fruits and vegetables you get even more benefits?
  • How To Make Natto  By : illich
    Natto receipt, which includes ways to enhance the flavor.
    Soybeans are said to be the most nutritious crop grown. Natto contains vitamins and minerals that are essential to your good health.
  • Your Quality Of Life  By : illich
    The human body is a balanced biological organism, if it falls out of balance for too long a period, then damage to your internal organs is absolutely guarantied. Learn about the steps you must start taking now, in order to ensure a good healthy quality of life into your senior years. Without your health; what do you really have?
  • Anti-Inflammatory Foods  By : Lambert Klein
    As with most health problems, inflammation can be brought under control by being in balance with nature. It's clear that the percentage of illnesses today is far greater than past generations. This is due to convenient fast foods, processed food and pollutants in our food and water, as well as all the prescriptions we take for diseases that didn't even exist 50 years ago.
  • Antioxidants and Free Radicals - The Good and the Bad  By : Carol Stack
    Free radicals are produced within the body every single day from the different chemical reactions which happen in each individual part of our bodies. Free radicals are produced outside of the body as well, reaching us through sunrays, toxic chemicals in our drinking water, second-hand as well as first-hand smoke, unhealthy foods, bacteria, viruses, radiation, and pollution in general.
  • Improve your cholesterol levels naturally  By : Lambert Klein
    How can you lower your bad cholesterol (LDL) and raise your good cholesterol (HDL) naturally? If you are serious about improving your health and lifestyle, then read on.
  • The best Omega 3 sources  By : David McEvoy
    First of all, it might help to have an understanding of what Omega 3 actually is. To put it very simply, Omega 3 is a family of essential fatty acids that we must have to survive, and they are Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). As we cannot synthesise these fatty acids in the body, we have to rely on our diet in order to get them
  • Oh my Gosh! - What should I eat?  By : illich
    Super foods can be a confusing subject with everyone voicing their belief of what a super food is. Truth is you have to search for yourself. True super foods have amino acids as well as other nutrients that are essential for your health. Deciding what to consume is a personnel choice that requires your attention.
  • Dietary Approach  By : Dr. Randy Wysong
    The goal of achieving optimal fatty acid nutrition must be approached by altering the fatty acid composition of the day-to-day meal pattern.
  • The Need To Change Lipid Nutriture  By : Dr. Randy Wysong
    There are likely factors other than just the incorporation of high levels of fish oils in the diet which have protective effects against cardiovascular disease.
  • Lipid Transport  By : Dr. Randy Wysong
    Once lipids are disassembled in the intestinal lumen and mucosal cell (enterocyte) they are reassembled in the mucosal cell as chylomicrons (CM's) and very low density lipoproteins (VLDL's). These vehicles contain primarily nonpolar cholesterol esters and triglycerides in the core and polar cholesterol, protein, and phospholipids in their membranes.
  • Lipid Digestion  By : Dr. Randy Wysong
    Most natural whole foods have inherent enzymes capable of completely or partially digesting lipids if the enzymes are not destroyed through heat and processing. This widely underestimated value of whole, raw, fresh foods has been by and large ignored.
  • Lipid Functions  By : Dr. Randy Wysong
    Lipids are a concentrated source of energy providing more than double the amount on a per-weight basis than that contained in either carbohydrates or proteins. They help maintain body temperature through both their insulating effects and the heat generated from their oxidation.
  • Anti-Aging Regimen: It Pays Off  By : Barbara Morris, R.Ph.
    Being in control of the aging process is easy with a daily anti-aging regimen. See what I do and start a regimen of your own.
  • Is It Better to Skip a Meal Than to Eat Unhealthy Food?  By : Marc David
    Imagine your in a situation (work, plane, train, automobile) where you just didn't prepare any healthy foods. Maybe you are in a situation where the only choice to eat something is junk food. Should you eat junk foods to keep your metabolism up or would it be more beneficial to not eat at all?
  • Special Diets  By : Bakhru
    You can need special diets for any number of reasons and these can go from medical to just because you want to. Medically needed special diets requires you to stick very closely to your regime and allows almost no deviation from it.
  • Kids Nutrition  By : Bakhru
    Being a parent isn’t the easiest job in the world, and it certainly gets even more difficult at meal times. What can you give your kids nutrition wise that they will eat?
  • High Fibre Diets  By : Bakhru
    There are many reasons why high fibre diets are good for you, but the main one is that in terms of overall health and fitness, high fibre diets will promote only the best in you. Other reasons can be anything ranging from constipation, to hemorrhoids, to something called diverticular disease.
  • Food Pyramid  By : Bakhru
    For those of you who don’t know, the food pyramid is a carefully drawn up plan of exactly what the human body needs nutritionally. That is, the food pyramid is a guide to help us determine what we should eat everyday.
  • Food Guide Pyramid  By : Bakhru
    You’ve heard about it when you were in school, but you really didn’t pay too much attention to it. There’s been some talk about it recently but again you just didn’t have the time to give your full attention to it.
  • Diabetic Diet  By : Bakhru
    For the person who suffers from diabetes, their diet and eating habits can tend to become very restricted. Just how restricted depends entirely on how strong your diabetes is.
  • The Health Benefits of Juicing  By : Nehemiah Maxwell
    Juicing raw fruits and vegetables is by far the best way to give your body the nutrients it needs for youthfulness and disease-free living.
  • Vegetarianism: Changing Times, Changing Awareness  By : Sean Carter
    Times have changed and so has man. From a meat eater we are slowly moving towards vegetarianism due to health problems.

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