Physical Health Articles

Role of Supplements

The Role of Supplements

These days, you don’t have to be a nutritionist or dietician to have a general idea of what you should be eating or supplements you should be taking. There are literally thousands of reliable books, websites, and other sources of information telling you much the same thing you were taught back in elementary school. First, … Continue Reading →

What Men Should Look For in a Good Multivitamin

Women are healthier than men. This statement is based on mortality rates, life expectancy, and other irrefutable statistics. Although this may be attributed to the differences in our physiological makeup, there are other factors that can contribute to this, such as the way men approach health in general. And while a healthy and balanced diet … Continue Reading →

How Much Iron Do You Need?

How Much Supplemental Iron Do Women Need?

If you find yourself often feeling fatigued or having difficulty concentrating, you might need to have your blood checked for iron deficiency. Iron is an essential dietary mineral that is necessary to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that helps transport oxygen from the lungs to the body’s cells. It is also an … Continue Reading →

How Babies Are Affected by Mother's Nutrition

Prenatal Nutrition for a Healthy Baby

We’ve all heard the saying “you are what you eat.” What some might not realize is that during pregnancy, this old adage becomes “you and your baby are what you eat.” Research in genetics has already established that children inherit some hereditary traits from their parents—including genetic mutations that increase risk factors for some health … Continue Reading →