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Effects Of B12 Deficiency And How To Avoid It.

Vitamin B12 (cobalmin) is an essential component for a healthy diet. It is necessary for the production of red blood cells which in turn transport oxygen to body tissues. On a more basic level, it converts the food we eat into fuel and energy for our bodies. B12 deficiency can be c aused by several factors, but typically is found in patients with digestive illnesses where B12 is inadequately absorbed in the digestive tract. B12 deficiencies are also common in the over 60 population (approx. 15%). A lack of B12 can have long term negative consequences which we will address here, along with some of the early symptoms. Read More »

9 Vitamins That Fixes Your Body Diseases.

Total Immune Health could anybody’s dream. But to get total immune health is a Herculean task. Why is it becoming difficult to get total immune health with each passing day? The first and foremost reason is not eating healthy foods. The food we prefer stays longer than we imagine on store shelves and hence becomes void of essential minerals and vitamins necessary for our bodies to fight diseases. Borrowing from Wikipedia, a vitamin is an organic compound that is required by a living organism as vital nutrient in limited amounts. Lesser amounts of vitamins in the diet may lead to deficiency diseases. Read More »

Natto as Your Vitamin K Source; The Forgotten Vitamin.

It is unfortunate that vitamin K has become the “forgotten vitamin” – nearly everyone is deficient in it, much like most people do not get enough vitamin D, according to top vitamin K researcher Dr. Cees Vermeer. While most people do get adequate vitamin K from the food they eat to maintain sufficient blood clotting, their levels are not enough for protective effects against a number of health concerns. You should know that vitamin K comes in two forms: K1, which is found in green vegetables and goes to your liver directly and assists in healthy blood clotting, and K2, which is in high amounts in your gut but is merely passed out in your stool. Vitamin K2 goes not only to your liver, but also your vessel walls, bones, and tissues. Read More »

The Essential Minerals and Vitamins your Body Needs and How Much. (2).

We’ve all heard the term ‘vitamins and minerals’ in regard to health. Most people are well-informed about vitamins and know the basics about them. But what about that other word? This is the second of a two-part post exploring what minerals are essential for your body, what happens when you get too much or too little of them and where you get them from. Read More »

The Essential Minerals and Vitamins your Body Needs and How Much. (1).

We’ve all heard the term ‘vitamins and minerals’ in regard to health. Most people are fairly well informed about vitamins and know the basics about them. But what about that other word? Minerals, which are not produced naturally in the body, play a vital role in the body’s metabolic functions. Your body needs a good balance of minerals. Having too much or too little of these important substances in the body can lead to severe health conditions. Here are some important minerals that the body needs and what they do. Read More »

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Causes and Sources of Vitamin Nutrition.

Here are the basic things you need to know about vitamin B12 deficiency: its surprising causes, the odds that you are already B12 deficient, the signs and symptoms, and what you can do to raise your B12 to healthy levels. Read More »

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