“T”hiamine

But you can be found to be deficient in Thiamine. The symptoms are usually mental confusion, difficulty breathing and tingling in the extremities. . . . → Read More: “T”hiamine

“Q”uercetin

Quercetin is very necessary to have in our bodies. . . . → Read More: “Q”uercetin

MS, the Pacific Northwest and Vitamin D

I live in the Pacific Northwest.  I live in the land of rain and gray.  While I love how green my surroundings are, the lack of sunshine can be a real downer.  Now the direct correlation between the lack of sun and auto-immune diseases especially Multiple Sclerosis, is down right depressing.

” MS is a chronic, unpredictable . . . → Read More: MS, the Pacific Northwest and Vitamin D

“K” is for …..

If “I” is for Iodine and “J” is for Jicama then

 “K” is for Kohlrabi and even more …

 

Health benefits of Kohlrabi (Knol-khol)

Mildly sweet, succulent kohlrabi is notably rich in vitamins and dietary fiber; however, it has only 27 calories per 100 g, a negligible amount of fat, . . . → Read More: “K” is for …..

“I”odine

What is the place of Iodine in our bodies? Iodine is essential in the proper functioning of our thyroid glands. So? Well, a properly functioning thyroid gland is essential as it secretes thyroid hormones that control the basic metabolic rate of the body. . . . → Read More: “I”odine

The Benefits of Biotin

Biotin is the common name for Vitamin H or co-enzyme R. It is in the B-Complex of vitamins. It is essential to the proper functioning of your body. . . . → Read More: The Benefits of Biotin

Potassium

You normally get all you need each day from the foods you eat. However, if you are depleted and need it fast, potassium supplements are available at your health food store or if you see your doctor, they can prescribe medication to replenish the potassium you need. . . . → Read More: Potassium

Supplementing Chromium May Aid in Fat Loss

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I remember writing a research paper about chromium in 9th grade science. It consisted, mostly, of its use to make stainless steel and protecting classic car bumpers from rust. I mentioned in passing that it was one of the trace minerals that your body requires, but I never researched what its function in my body . . . → Read More: Supplementing Chromium May Aid in Fat Loss

Satiereal Saffron

Dr. Oz recently told viewers about the benefits of taking satiereal saffron extract in suppressing overeating. I went looking about saffron.

What I found out from the Internet is if you put saffron in without the words satiereal or Dr. Oz you get nothing about saffron being an appetite suppressant. Saffron comes from the plant . . . → Read More: Satiereal Saffron

Melatonin

A few questions to ask yourself; do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you have trouble staying asleep?  Do you find yourself taking a lot of over the counter sleep aids?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, Melatonin may be the supplement for you.

Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal . . . → Read More: Melatonin