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Is It A Good Idea To Take Dietary Supplements While Dieting?

April 12, 2011

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The need to take dietary supplements while dieting is best judged by considering the type of diet you are using to lose weight. If you are on a starvation based unhealthy eating diet, you need to take dietary supplements. If you are following a healthy diet, you don’t need dietary supplements. Dieting doesn’t have to […]

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When On a Low Calorie Diet Be Careful Of Vitamins and Minerals

July 10, 2010

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When on a low calorie diet be careful of vitamins and minerals. Usually when on a drastic food shifting diet, some healthy and necessary nutrients get left out, nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. In extreme cases dieters can end up suffering from osteoporosis, bone fragility, nausea, extreme lack of energy and fainting. Lead researcher […]

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Vitamin D Helps You Lose Weight

May 4, 2010

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It seems that vitamin D and weight loss are liked pretty tight according to a recent study done at the University of Minnesota by Dr. Shalamar Sibley. During the study 38 obese women and men were given the same each day. The only difference was that some of them were getting vitamin D supplements. At […]

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The Coenzyme Q10 Benefits: the health benefits of coenzyme Q10

March 18, 2010

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Coenzyme Q10 was discovered in 1957 and it is a substance with the characteristics of a lipo-soluble vitamin, present in every cell of the body. Coenzyme Q10 fulfills 2 major functions: it assists in the production of energy and it is a powerful antioxidant. Coenzyme Q10 has many health benefits. Clinical studies show that this […]

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Vitamin Deficiency Symptoms According to Each Vitamin

February 15, 2010

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During weight loss diets, especially in the winter, there are a number of nutritional deficiencies, caused either by an insufficient intake of trofin (food substances) or because of a loss of nutrients during digestion. There is a range of symptoms that may be a sign of deficiency of one or more vitamins. If you experience […]

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Vitamin Fatigue Treatment: How to Fight Fatigue with Vitamins

February 15, 2010

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Melancholy can make you lethargic, stale and you can end up depressed and moody. You should not let yourself come down with nostalgia! With little effort – nice music and respect for a daily diet – any trace of fatigue will disappear. The secret of a good and consistent tone consists, besides the daily exercise […]

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Zinc Benefits: the health benefits of zinc

February 9, 2010

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Recommended daily dose of zinc: 12-15 mg Zinc food sources The main suppliers of zinc are foods rich in animal protein such as meat, fish, seafood, eggs, dairy, yeast and beans. The health benefits of zinc •It enters the constitution of many enzymes (about 200) and activates them; •It is involved in protein synthesis and […]

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Manganese Benefits: the health benefits of manganese

February 9, 2010

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Recommended daily dose of manganese: 2-5 mg Manganese food sources Food is always the best solution, here are the ones that contain the most manganese: unsweetened pineapple juice (one cup contains about 3 mg), green vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, dried vegetables, tea leaves and ginger. The health benefits of manganese • It participates in […]

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Iodine Benefits: the health benefits of iodine

February 9, 2010

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Recommended daily dose of iodine: 150-200 mcg Iodine food sources The main sources are iodized salt, algae, fish, saltwater seafood, sea salt. The health benefits of iodine • It enters the composition of thyroxin, the hormone that regulates energy production, maintaining a constant body temperature, breathing and muscle tone; •It provides healthy skin, hair and […]

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Chromium Benefits: the health benefits of chromium

February 9, 2010

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Recommended daily dose of chromium: 120-200 mcg Chromium food sources: It is mainly found in yeast, seafood, meat (especially ham), broccoli, grape juice. The health benefits of chromium • It reduces the risk of diabetes, because it intervenes in the transport glucose, in the cells where it is converted into energy; • It relieves atherosclerosis […]

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