Studies have shown men are less likely than women to eat their vegetables. They’re also less likely to take supplements. And when health issues arise, they are more reluctant to get them checked out by a professional. Yet both groups have the same end-goal in mind: we all want to be well, and to live long, healthy lives. So why the differences in behavior?
The month of February is typically associated with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, red roses and sappy cards filled with poetry. It’s a time to remind your significant other how they have touched your heart.
But it’s also a good time to take care of your own heart. In honor of American Heart Month, I urge you to evaluate your daily habits: are they helping or hurting your heart?
Have you considered supplementing your diet with vitamins or minerals? Wondering if your child could benefit from a kid-friendly vitamin?
You know that you should be eating lots of fruits and vegetables and getting enough healthy fats. But in today’s busy society, attending to those diet needs each and every day sometimes isn’t possible.
That’s where supplementing your diet with vitamins and minerals comes into play.
I get a lot of questions from customers, vendors and even employees here at Vitacost about what supplements and products I take every day. As the CEO of a health and wellness company, I certainly understand the curiosity.
A little more niacin in the diet may go a long way, say nutritionists. This well-known B3 vitamin may help support blood cholesterol levels already in the normal range and healthy heart function.* Although frequently added to breakfast cereals, grain products and other foods, a daily niacin supplement may support overall good health. Read more →
Shopping stress. Sleepless nights. Stomach pains. Sneezes & sniffles.
Don’t let holiday chaos get the better of you. Here’s our survival guide for keeping your health and sanity in check—while still enjoying all that’s magical about this festive time of year!
It starts with just a little tickle. That’s the moment you know – you’re about to experience the discomfort of a sore throat, stuffy nose and non-stop sneezing for the next six days. I hate that feeling – we all hate that feeling.
This time of year, there are plenty of germs to go around. That’s why it’s important to be proactive about protecting yourself, by washing your hands frequently and avoiding contact with shared surfaces.
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