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What About Iron? Iron is an abundant metal in the earth. Most living things need iron to survive. It is needed in many proteins and enzymes in the human body. Iron is an essential ingredient in the proteins that carry blood through the body and in cell development. Almost two-thirds of iron in the body…

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Most Common Deficiencies About 10 percent of the U.S. population has nutritional deficiencies–mostly for vitamins B6, D, and iron–according to a report released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s no surprise that we are not getting some of the most needed nutrients. GMO foods and pesticides are depleting soil nutrients which…

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Why is Stomach Acid Important for B12? B12 is important for many reasons. Watch this short video and read on to find out more.   In this video, Dr. Jonathan Wright discusses key facts you need to know about vitamin B12. There are different ways of supplementing B12, such as intramuscular injections, oral supplements, sublinguals,…

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Benefits of B Complex There are 8 essential water-soluble B vitamins. Included are thiamine (B-1), riboflavin (B-2), panothenic, acidniacin, B-6, biotin, folacin and B-12. They are essential for human metabolism, growth, reproduction, general health, converting food to energy, healthy appetite, the normal functioning of the digestive tract, forming healthy red blood cells, correct digestion, production…

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B6 Vitamin Benefits I use to suffer from migraine headaches all the time. Since I have been consistent in my B vitamin supplementation, I can’t remember the last time I had a major migraine. I did not make the connection until I did some more digging into the B complex vitamin family. It turns out…

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Buy Vitamin B Complex to Boost Your Health You Need All Eight Essential Bs Studies show that many Americans are low in B complex vitamins. The power of B complex can be seen just by looking at folic acid which is vital in preventing heart disease. There are many other B vitamins and when they…

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D? Vitamin D has been a hot topic in the news. Recent research studies show that vitamin D – the “sunshine vitamin” – offers a multitude of important benefits including supporting healthy heart function, immune and bone health. Yet, surprisingly, up to 80% of Americans may have insufficient levels. The…

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Vitamin D3 Dosage Vitamin D3 called cholecalciferol, is known as the “sunshine vitamin” because our bodies produce it when the sun’s UVB rays touch our skin. There are several schools of thought when it comes to the amounts of vitamin D3 you should be getting daily. Right now the RDI (Recommended Daily Intake) is 200…

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Sources of Vitamin D3 Getting the vitamin D3 you need from natural food sources may be more difficult than you think. Most foods are “fortified” with vitamin D3 and the foods that contain it naturally are foods most people do not want to eat. An alternative source of vitamin D3 is a vitamin supplement. Choose…

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Low Vitamin D Symptoms Lack of vitamin D3 can lead to many health problems because our bodies use it for myriad different functions. It is vital for calcium absorption and bone growth, as well as immune vitality, normal cell growth and function as well as being an important pre-hormone. One main symptom of low vitamin…

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