Vitamin D – How Much Do You Really Need?

Vitamin D – How Much Do You Really Need?

If you are paying attention to nutrition or health-related news, you know that not a week goes by without some new findings coming out about the health benefits of vitamin D. However, there is also a lot of confusion about how much vitamin D each person needs as well as the best/safest way to achieve optimal vitamin D levels. The purpose of this post is to try and clear some of the confusion. (more…)

Supplements for Immune Support

Supplements for Immune Support

Your immune system takes a beating every day. Because of this, you need to supply your immune system with specific nutrients on a daily basis, including vitamin A, vitamin C, B12, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and zinc, to keep it functioning well. In addition, several herbal compounds have been found to be very useful to keep the immune system running strong. (more…)