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New Statistics About Supplements

March is National Nutrition Month—a perfect time to learn the latest facts about supplements, which many of us take to ensure we’re getting the nutrition we need. Every year, The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) conducts a survey of U.S. adults about dietary supplements—asking questions like who takes them, what are they taking, why, and [...]

New Statistics About Supplements 2017-10-02T17:52:16+00:00

Fact vs. Fiction: Are Supplements Helpful or Harmful?

Conflicting information about supplements is everywhere these days. One day we’re told about the latest health benefit of taking vitamins and supplements; the next day we hear about a study showing they’re dangerous. It’s easy to be confused. It is important to know the facts. An overwhelming body of scientific evidence over the last 40 [...]

Fact vs. Fiction: Are Supplements Helpful or Harmful? 2017-10-02T18:39:31+00:00

Can Taking a Multivitamin Help Support My Immune System?

According to scientific studies and many doctors and experts—yes, it can! Studies show that your immune system is dramatically affected by your nutrient levels, and that taking a daily multivitamin enhances many aspects of immune function.1,2 Your immune system is a very complex network of many different cells, structures, and factors that need to work [...]

Can Taking a Multivitamin Help Support My Immune System? 2017-10-03T19:48:50+00:00

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

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

Are there GMOs in Your Multivitamin?

GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are plants or animals have been genetically engineered with genes (from bacteria, viruses, or other plants and/or animals) in ways that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding. Most countries around the world have significant restrictions or outright bans on the production and sale of GMOs, based on concerns [...]

Are there GMOs in Your Multivitamin? 2017-10-02T19:44:22+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