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Older Adults Need to Make Sure They Get Enough Vitamin K

Got K? No, not cereal. I mean vitamin K. This vitamin is really important, especially if you’re an older adult. Vitamin K helps you stay healthy in numerous ways. First of all, it is a critical nutrient in helping your blood clot normally and helps p...

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Getting Started on a Raw Food Diet

For those who may not know from previous posts, 3 years ago I founded a raw vegan food delivery business in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Cocina Verde). Since then I’ve had many people come to me interested in a cleaner, healthier lifestyle with the raw f...

(INFOGRAPHIC) Essential Vitamins and Minerals - Diet & Exercise

(INFOGRAPHIC) Essential Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals play an important role in maintaining our health. Vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals) and minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth. We absorb vitamins and minerals from the plants we eat a...

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Vitamin B12: A HealthCentral Explainer

What is it? Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble member of the B vitamin family (there are eight B vitamins total). It is the largest and most structurally complex of any vitamin. What does it do? In the world of B Vitamins (there are eight of them) vitami...

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Summertime Cold? Natural Remedies that May Work for You

Living in Argentina puts me in the opposite seasons as those I write for. Even though many don’t think of Argentina as a "cold" place, it can actually get quite chilly. Here many are going through the common winter cold, myself included, w...

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5 Herbal Supplements That Don't Mix with Medications

Pharmacies and natural food stores are lined with shelves of herbal supplements that are thought to treat a variety of diseases and conditions. But for people taking prescription medications, these seemingly harmless supplements can cause adverse dru...

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Eat Your Vitamins!

While vitamin supplements are readily available just about everywhere, the best way to get the essential vitamins your body needs is through the foods you eat every day. Guess which vitamin(s) is in each of the following foods.

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How Do Vitamins Impact Your Health?

There are 13 vitamins and minerals essential to your body’s basic function: Vitamins A, C, D, E, K, and eight B vitamins. Test your knowledge of these essential vitamins and their impact on your health.

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Alternative forms of feeding: Parenteral Nutrition

Sometimes a person with cancer cannot properly nourish their body through eating and drinking, and their doctor may recommend alternative modes of nutritional support. If the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is functioning normally, a feeding tube is usua...

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Centrum Multi Vitamin, Is This Drug Can Change Blood Sugar Levels

Question Asked by mohan Centrum Multi Vitamin ,Is This Drug Can Change Blood Sugar Levels Centrum multi vitamin ,Is this drug can change blood sugar levels of diabetic patient. Answer i would not think that a multi-vitamin can affect blood sugar. Are ...