Category: vitamins

Supplementing with Supplements

April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Supplementing with Supplements

By Betty Murray In a perfect world, we would get getting all the nutrients in our diet that we need to keep our body in tip top shape. Unfortunately, most Americans are missing out on vital nutrients in their daily diet. That’s where supplementing comes in. Supplements help improve overall health and there are thousands of […]

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The Truth About White Vegetables

May 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Truth About White Vegetables

By Betty Murray When you think about eating foods of a rainbow of colors, there’s one important color (or non-color) you can’t forget — white. White vegetables aren’t lacking in nutrients simply because they aren’t as colorful as an array of peppers and other rich, colorful veggies. In fact, some white vegetables can help you get […]

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Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency

January 29, 2014 0 Comments
Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency

By Betty Murray Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily known for it’s role in promoting healthy, strong bones. But vitamin D does more for the body than prevent osteoporosis and protect the bones from fractures. A vitamin D deficiency has also been linked to depression, diabetes, some cancers, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, […]

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Broccoli’s New Superpower

September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Broccoli’s New Superpower

By Betty Murray A superfood is a food that contains nutrients known to provide health benefits, including enhance longevity and is backed by scientific studies. Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that contains vitamins A, B, C and K, as well as potassium, zinc and fiber and has long been considered a superfood for it’s low-calorie, nutrient-rich […]

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More Healthy Fall Foods

November 9, 2012 0 Comments
More Healthy Fall Foods

By Betty Murray Daylight Savings Time has ended, Halloween is now behind us and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. With the cooler fall temperatures come some of my favorite fall vegetables. Many people equate fall holidays with weight gain, but there are a number of fall foods that are healthy and rich in nutrients. As [...]

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Vitamin D can help fight heart disease, cancer and chronic fatigue

October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Vitamin D can help fight heart disease, cancer and chronic fatigue

By Betty Murray How much sun did you get today? Exposure to the sun boosts production of vitamin D in your body. Vitamin D is crucial to our overall health, but many people don’t understand the benefits of vitamin D. Vitamin D can help protect against diseases like osteoporosis, heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon [...]

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