Should I Take A Multi-vitamin?

I have to admit that I am a chronic worrier. I recognize that I take a daily multi-vitamin primarily for psychological reasons.  I have always wondered if it is really necessary to take a daily multi-vitamin. So I did a little internet research ...

Magnesium is Practically a Household Word

Magnesium is a tricky nutrient. Too little AND too much magnesium can both impact your health. The right amount of magnesium, however, may be beneficial. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and is essential to suppor ...

Kelp me Please

Kelp is a type of sea vegetable, something people might refer to as "seaweed," often seen floating on the ocean's surface or washed up on the beach. But even though it may get in the way of your stroll in the sand, ...

Flax Oil or Fish Oil? That is the question

Flax oil products are on shelves everywhere and are competing against fish oil for 'numero uno' as the ultimate omega-3 fatty acid source. Whether flax is an actual contender, though, is a source of controversy. From a fatty acid perspective, ...

Health Benefits of Chlorophyll

Known as the life blood of plants, chlorophyll has been a buzzword in the supplement industry for some time. This natural plant pigment lends its green color to grass, leaves and vegetables. As a dietary supplement, chlorophyll may help support ...

The Biotin Man

"We can repair his hair and skin. We can make them stronger," or so reads the script. In reality, biotin isn't a wonder drug at all, but a wonder nutrient. Also known as vitamin H and a member of the B-Complex family, Biotin is may help ...

Protein Powder Wheys In

Whey protein is a complete protein and, in supplement form, delivers all the benefits of protein without the fat and carbohydrates of eating meat, milk, dairy products and cheese. Protein powder is well-known among athletes looking to support e ...