Tagged: supplements

Healthy Aging: All About Biotin

Ensuring we consume adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals is important for our health, especially as we age. Biotin is no exception. Learn what it is, how to ensure you are consuming enough, and what it does for your body.

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Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance

For those of you with a routine of regular exercise, proper hydration and an adequate diet, have you ever wondered if dietary supplements could help you train harder, increase your physical performance, or even give you a competitive edge? The time has come to learn which supposed athletic performance enhancing supplements are safe and effective.

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Why I Support the Use of Dietary Supplements

It’s true, it is often questionable to consider using Dietary Supplements for daily use. After all, we all eat a good amount of foods. So, what’s the point? And, to add to the questions, the FDA continues to examine the use of—or misuse of—supplements as being detrimental to the well-being of most Americans. With all the facts […]

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What is Turmeric? How is it used? Supplement or Spice?

We have all probably heard of Turmeric but may not be using it consistently. Turmeric is an herbal perennial plant of the ginger family. It is native to southwest India requiring high temperatures and rain to survive. Plants are gathered annually for their rhizomes, and then boiled and dried, and finally ground into a bright yellow powder commonly used […]

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The Truth About Dietary Myths: Supplements

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor If you follow the news, it will not take you long to come across a story about the latest unfolding of the truth about some dietary or nutrition myth, and it always seems to surprise people. Most information, if found in print, […]

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