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Traveling for the Holidays? Be Sure to Pack This Essential to Stay Healthy!

Traveling to see family and loved ones during the holidays often means some of the most enjoyable times of the year, and making memories that last a lifetime. Travel can also be very taxing on our bodies, health, and wellness, however. So whether you travel by air or by land, be sure to bring along [...]

Traveling for the Holidays? Be Sure to Pack This Essential to Stay Healthy! 2016-12-14T21:27:25+00:00

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D This Winter?

We’re in the darkest days of the year here in the northern hemisphere. Less sunshine means your body produces less vitamin D or none at all, depending on where you live. UVB (Ultraviolet B) is the form of radiation from the sun that your body needs in order to make vitamin D. This time of [...]

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D This Winter? 2016-12-14T21:25:32+00:00

Prenatal Iron Without the Side Effects & More Benefits!

Iron is an essential mineral that is especially crucial during pregnancy—women need 3 to 5 times more iron during pregnancy. Studies show that supplementing with iron during pregnancy to meet these increased needs promotes healthy birth weights and full-term births. But the problem that many women experience with taking iron during pregnancy is that typical [...]

Prenatal Iron Without the Side Effects & More Benefits! 2017-10-02T18:47:13+00:00

Scientific Review Suggests Multivitamins May Benefit Mental Health

A new research review published earlier this year analyzed 8 previously published studies and found that taking a daily multivitamin can benefit mental health by reducing stress, fatigue, anxiety, everyday mood, and mild psychiatric symptoms. The researchers explained that the multivitamins may produce these benefits by addressing subclinical nutrient deficiencies. Subclinical nutrient deficiencies will not [...]

Scientific Review Suggests Multivitamins May Benefit Mental Health 2017-10-03T19:11:06+00:00

Tired? Stressed? Anxious? Recent Study Suggests a Multivitamin May Help

A recently published clinical trial followed 138 healthy adults aged 20-50 for 16 weeks. This longer-term study built upon previous shorter-term studies suggesting that multivitamins may benefit mood, energy, and day-to-day well-being. The study included both laboratory tests and self-reporting of fatigue, stress, and anxiety levels using mobile phones. Although the laboratory tests found few [...]

Tired? Stressed? Anxious? Recent Study Suggests a Multivitamin May Help 2017-10-02T19:49:37+00:00

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Prenatal Multivitamin After You Give Birth

Many women know it’s important to take a daily prenatal multivitamin during pregnancy. But did you know that it’s just as important to keep doing so after they give birth, during breastfeeding? Continuing to take your prenatal multivitamin after delivery ensures that you get enough essential nutrients, which affects the nutritional content of your breast [...]

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Prenatal Multivitamin After You Give Birth 2017-10-19T15:16:08+00:00

Research Continues to Mount Against Artificial Sweeteners

Many of us assume that drinking a diet soda is a healthier choice than drinking regular soda, but scientific research continues to suggest otherwise. In fact, studies investigating artificial sweeteners (such as aspartame, sucralose/Splenda, saccharin, and acesulfame-K/Sweet One) actually suggest that the opposite may be true. A new publication reviewing more than 20 recent scientific [...]

Research Continues to Mount Against Artificial Sweeteners 2017-10-02T19:59:44+00:00

Are You Getting Enough Nutrients From Prenatal Gummy Vitamins?

Gummy prenatal vitamins are increasingly popular among pregnant women, especially among women who find traditional pill-form prenatal vitamins difficult to swallow or keep down. But women may not realize that gummy prenatal vitamins may not contain all of the vital nutrients found in other prenatal vitamins. In fact, many popular brands of gummy prenatal vitamins [...]

Are You Getting Enough Nutrients From Prenatal Gummy Vitamins? 2017-10-02T20:06:49+00:00

Why Oxylent is the Perfect Travel Companion

Travel can bring new experiences, perspectives, and opportunities. In addition to its many benefits, however, travel can also be very taxing on our bodies, health, and wellness. But Oxylent can help keep you healthy and happy–wherever your journeys may take you! Jet Lag B vitamins and magnesium are required for the production of melatonin, which [...]

Why Oxylent is the Perfect Travel Companion 2017-10-02T20:23:33+00:00

New Research: Vitamin D is even more important during pregnancy than previously thought!

Pregnant women pass vitamin D on to their newborn babies at nearly 3 times the extent previously thought, according to new research published in the Nutrition Journal. It had been previously thought that newborns received 19% of their supply of vitamin D directly from their mother. But thanks to a new measuring technique, this new study [...]

New Research: Vitamin D is even more important during pregnancy than previously thought! 2017-10-02T20:27:20+00:00