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: Dr. Patrick Donovan
Carotenoids are responsible for many of the oranges, reds, and yellows that color our plant foods in nature. They are the safest way to achieve healthy levels of Vitamin A in the body and are necessary for proper immune function, eye and skin health, and the prevention of various cancers. Learn how carotenoids can improve your health.
March 13th, 2012
Hawthorn Berry has been used for centuries as a heart and cardiovascular tonic herb, and for the treatment of digestive ailments, shortness of breath, kidney stones, and cardiovascular disorders. Learn how it can work for you.
February 16th, 2012
This October, the Archives of Internal Medicine published a study called "Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women. Headlines in USA Today read, "Are Vitamins Supplements Healthy or Deadly?"
October 21st, 2011
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe a group of inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Each of these disorders involves some degree of inflammation (redness, swelling, erosion and sometimes bleeding) of the gastrointestinal mucosa or lining that commonly leads to ulceration of the mucosa to varying degrees.
April 26th, 2011
Take note! Fruits and berries bring extreme health benefits via their polyphenolic, anthocyanin compounds known as flavonoids.
March 24th, 2011
Vital Nutrients is one of our featured companies, whose quality we believe in and publicize on this site. Therefore, we the FDA's recent inspections of Vital Nutrients was a surprise. In our desire for integrity, transparency, and quality of product on this site, we felt it necessary to present our customers with the information that we have and know.
March 17th, 2011
Japan's massive earthquake has resulted in releases of excessive amounts of radioactive iodine (I-131). What does this mean to our air and our environment?
March 15th, 2011
Many parents become understandably alarmed when their child has a fever, so it is important to keep in mind that fevers are commonly a healthy response to an infective agent. Fevers allow the immune system to perform more efficiently. A child with a fever is a child who's immune system is working well.
February 15th, 2011
There is an epidemic of Fatty Liver Disease in the U.S. that parallels the epidemic of obesity and metabolic syndrome. It can have grave consequences if not prevented, treated or diagnosed early enough. The good news is it can be prevented and successfully treated if caught early enough.
January 31st, 2011
One FLU Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Vitamin D Explains 14 Well Known Scientific Observations Regarding the Flu
November 3rd, 2010