He has done it yet again. The man who took Oprah's slender stature to a whole new level is here again with another mind-blowing approach to lasting weight loss. Bob Greene's Best Life Diet is a balanced approach to losing those extra pounds.
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by Gregg Hall
Vitamins (combination of two words: Vital Amines) are the complex organic substance essential in small quantities to the metabolism (nutrition) in most animals. These are found in minute quantities in food, in some cases are produced by the body, and are also produced synthetically. The human body needs... Read More
Almost everyone has suffered from acne at one time or another in his or her life. It is primarily a disorder of the sebaceous gland (glands in the skin that secrete an oily substance) of the face, the neck and back. When the sebaceous glands become clogged with the oily substance they create, the accumulation results in pimples. There are several forms of acne, but the most common is acne vulgaris, found primarily in adolescents.
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Vitamins are a great way to make up for what may be missing from our diets. They can also help protect us against some diseases and conditions. If you don't know what to look for in vitamin supplements or what works best for different people, you'll find helpful tips and suggestions below. Just remember; it's important to always check with your physician before starting any vitamin regimen.
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You may take supplements for vitamins A, C, and E, but what about folic acid? If you don't eat a lot of leafy greens, liver or brewer's yeast, then chances are, you're not getting enough of this important vitamin.
Folic acid, otherwise known as vitamin B9, is essential to cell production and plays a vital role in the development of the fetus. In fact, studies have shown that supplementing with folic acid can reduce birth defects by 72... Read More
By Lauren S. Johnson
It is no surprise that vitamin D and calcium are responsible for warding off osteoporosis. However, not too many of us are aware of the fact that bone loss can be a result of our daily diet. In today's hectic society a lot of us are way too busy to pay attention to what we eat and the... Read More
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but there are some traits that are considered attractive by men and women across cultures and age groups like shiny hair, glowing skin, and bright eyes. What do they have on common? They are all signs of youthfulness and overall good health.
While clothes and make-up can go a long way in making you look and feel confident and attractive, there are natural beauty boosters that can do the same... Read More
While getting all your essential nutrients from natural foods is ideal, it may not be practical in today's society, and many people turn to vitamins to supplement their diets. Make no mistake about it, however, vitamin supplements are big business, and not all manufacturers have your best interests at heart.
There are thousands of supplements to choose from, and consumers spend billions of dollars each year -- many never get even a small... Read More
Many parents think that because their children are picky eaters, they need to supply them with a multivitamin. The jury is still out on whether or not it is important to give children multivitamin supplements. Weigh the advantages and disadvantages and decide for yourself whether it is necessary in your child's diet.
A growing child needs a variety of nutrients and minerals so that their body can continue to... Read More
The second week of January is Folic Acid Awareness week, and for many women of childbearing age, they may not be getting enough. This particular nutrient is important because it prevents many birth defects, particularly neural tube disorders. The neural tube eventually develops into the baby's spinal cord and brain, and taking folic acid can prevent birth defects such as spina bifida. Getting 400 mcg, the US recommended daily allowance,... Read More