What To Do When Your Testosterone Level Is Low

If your testosterone level is low you may experience lower sex drive, shrinking muscles, depression, increased body fat, anxiety and confusion. You may experience some of these same symptoms if you are suffering from other health problems such as an acute illness. Before you begin any hormone replacement therapy to increase your level of testosterone […]

The Pros And Cons Of Energy Drinks

With today’s hectic pace of life some people feel the need for a boost of energy to accomplish their tasks and get through the day.  The caffeine in coffee may provide this jolt of energy, but it takes time to brew a cup of coffee.  It is faster and easier to grab an energy drink […]

The Benefits of Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element necessary for the human body to function and maintain health.  Zinc is needed for proper thyroid function, wound healing, proper blood clotting, immune system functions and many other functions.  It is thought to aid in treating ear infections, common colds, asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, muscle cramps, Crohn’s disease, […]

The Benefits of Vitamin K

If you are having a problem with bruising or nose bleeds or gum bleeding or heavy menstrual bleeding you may have a vitamin K deficiency.  If you show blood in your urine this too may be a sign of deficiency in vitamin K.  In addition to bleeding problems deficiency in vitamin K can impact your […]

The Benefits of Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat soluble antioxidant which helps protect the body from free radicals.  It is necessary for smooth muscle structure and heart functions.  It also helps the body maintain its store of vitamins A and K, selenium and iron.  It helps with the red blood cells formation.  Health benefits of vitamin E include […]

The Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid  is an antioxidant.  It is an important nutrient needed by the human body for protection against damage from free radicals . It is a water soluble vitamin which is excreted from the body when it is not needed.  Vitamin C may help with medical conditions such as acne, […]

The Importance and Benefits of Potassium

Potassium is an important nutrient necessary for the proper function of all living cells.  It is an electrolyte along with calcium, magnesium and sodium.  Maintaining the proper level of potassium in the body helps improve kidney functions, helps blood vessels to open more efficiently by reducing blood clotting, may aid in blood pressure control and […]

Benefits of Multivitamins

Taking a daily multivitamin is an excellent way to supplement the vitamins and/or minerals you may be lacking from your diet.  Multivitamins are not meant to replace food.  They are intended to fill in the nutritional gaps lacking in your diet on any particular day. The healthiest way to get your daily vitamins and minerals […]

The Numerous Health Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral present in our body.  It is needed for muscles, nerves and many other body parts to function properly.  It plays an important role in bone maintenance and growth.  Magnesium may have been underestimated in the importance it plays in the human body. Many people are deficient in their level of magnesium, […]

Ginger and Its Many Amazing Health Benefits

Ginger has been used for many years for treating disease in countries such as India, China, the Philippines.  The benefits of ginger are often overlooked here in the United States. Ginger is available as ginger root, ginger extract , ginger oil , ginger capsules or ginger in powdered spice form. Fresh ginger root may be […]