Archives by Tag 'vitamins'

Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. Unlike most mammals and other animals, humans do not have the ability to make their own vitamin C. Therefore, we must obtain vitamin C through our diet. According to Web MD a recent study published in Seminars in Preventive and Alternative Medicine that looked [...]

Having Babies?

Thinking of having babies? This is an interesting subject. Most couples wait till they get financially secured before they plan for pregnancy. While everyone worry about the outside sources to align, we pretty much forget there are other factors play a big part in deciding whether your body is ready for pregnancy. I came across [...]

Bio Available

According to Wikipedia “Bioavailability is a measurement of the rate and extent of a therapeutically active drug that reaches the systemic circulation and is available at the site of action. It is denoted by the letter F” In layman’s term Bio available means the supplement that we consume has to dissolve inside our body and [...]

Pharmaceutical Grade

What is the difference between ‘food grade’ and ‘pharmaceutical grade’? Food grade means -the label of a product can list the names and quantity of vitamins and minerals that the supplement contain,  but it does not necessarily have to contain what it states in the label of the product . The nutritional supplement companies are [...]

Vitamin Supplement

What are supplements? We do get confused by the contradicting statements we hear from the health authorities regarding supplements. Supplements are vitamins and minerals that have been extracted from a plant or created in a laboratory and put into a form that can be ingested and used by the body. Not all supplements are beneficial. [...]