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What Sets Sport Oxylent Apart?

Let’s start with the good news: thanks to overwhelming research interest and consumer demand, there are more ingredients and products available than ever when it comes to sports nutrition. The bad news? Most of these products only target one phase of a workout — either pre-workout energy boosts or stamina to sustain exercise or recovery to get back on [...]

What Sets Sport Oxylent Apart? 2017-10-02T18:34:07+00:00

5-MTHF: A Better Folate

Chances are, if you take a multivitamin, that multivitamin contains a source of folate. Why? We know that folate, a water-soluble B vitamin, reduces the risk of neural tube defects and other congenital malformations (that’s why it’s recommended before and during pregnancy). It can also boost cardiovascular, cellular, cognitive, and bone health. Many supplements contain [...]

5-MTHF: A Better Folate 2016-12-15T10:52:58+00:00

Adult Oxylent Enriched with Vitamins A & E

We’re proud to announce that the innovative formula of Adult Oxylent just got even better, thanks to the addition of two essential vitamins: vitamin E and vitamin A. Vitamin E, though unmatched in antioxidant power, is often called the “overlooked” nutrient due to a lack of research interest. Vitamin A also suffers from a lack [...]

Adult Oxylent Enriched with Vitamins A & E 2017-10-03T18:34:04+00:00

Why Kelp?

Kelp is used in many foods around the world — broth, salad, soup, and stews, to name a few. And now, this mineral-rich sea vegetable is making its debut in Adult Oxylent. Also known as brown seaweed, kelp is high in nutrients like fiber, iron, magnesium, niacin, and a range of vitamins. Notably, it is [...]

Why Kelp? 2017-10-02T16:38:54+00:00

A Better Form of Iron for Prenatal

Iron is an essential nutrient that is especially important during pregnancy. In fact, women need 3 to 5 times more iron during pregnancy! Unfortunately, however, a 2011 study of pregnant women in the U.S. found that 30% of women in the third trimester were iron deficient. This can have serious negative consequences, as fetal and [...]

A Better Form of Iron for Prenatal 2017-10-02T16:44:45+00:00

Back-To-School Nutrition to support Learning & Concentration

Kids need more vitamins and minerals than adults do, relative to body weight. One reason why is their rapid brain growth and cognitive development. In fact, certain brain areas such as the frontal lobes continue to develop well into young adulthood. As kids’ brains constantly grow and develop, they need high amounts of nutrients. In [...]

Back-To-School Nutrition to support Learning & Concentration 2017-10-02T16:49:24+00:00

Study: Less Than Half of Americans Get The Nutrients They Need From Food Alone

Recent analysis of nutrient intakes in the U.S. shows that a large percentage of Americans do not meet the average requirements of many essential vitamins and minerals through diet alone. Results showed that less than half of all Americans met the average requirements for several nutrients from food alone, including—vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin E, [...]

Study: Less Than Half of Americans Get The Nutrients They Need From Food Alone 2017-10-02T16:55:02+00:00

Study Recommends Nutritional Supplements For Gastric Banding Patients

A study recently published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine found that most gastric banding patients did not meet recommended daily intakes for vitamins and minerals, even though they received nutritional counseling after their procedures. Gastric banding is one of the three types of bariatric weight-loss procedures, with the other two being gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. [...]

Study Recommends Nutritional Supplements For Gastric Banding Patients 2017-09-21T21:55:18+00:00

New Study: Zinc Supplements May Boost Children’s Immune Systems

A new comprehensive review study published in the prestigious Cochrane Library found that zinc supplements may reduce infections in malnourished children. The study investigated whether zinc supplements could help by boosting child immunity and supporting growth. It reviewed data from 80 previous studies involving over 205,000 children aged 6 months to 12 years, mostly in [...]

New Study: Zinc Supplements May Boost Children’s Immune Systems 2017-10-02T17:03:54+00:00

Is Your Multivitamin High Quality?

The use of multivitamins and supplements continues to increase every year. For the most part this is great news, since it means that more people are being proactive about their health and well-being by ensuring adequate intake of essential nutrients. But as the supplement industry grows and the number of products available increases, it can [...]

Is Your Multivitamin High Quality? 2017-10-02T17:11:00+00:00