We’ve probably all heard that iron and folic acid are great for women in particular, but why? Iron is a mineral that helps us form red blood cells and helps those red blood cells transport oxygen throughout our bodies. The daily value required is 18 mg. You can get iron
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If you consistently complain of bad sleeping habits, digestive problems, sluggishness and other ailments, chances are you need to change up your diet. Here are some easy ways to boost your health with just a few additions to your diet or amp up your intake of these types of foods.
Most of us try to eat healthy. But sometimes we fall a little short. We want to get the nutrients that keep us healthy and vibrant. That’s where vitamins and minerals come in. If you take supplements each day, it can help fill in the nutritional gaps and keep you
When my mom first told me she was taking fish oil supplements a few years ago, I thought she fell for some new dieting gimmick. Swallowing capsules that smelled (and tasted!) like fish seemed like the furthest thing from a healthy habit. It turns out, though, that this wasn’t a
Cheating isn’t a good way to get anything, but there are some shortcuts that can help you manage the ups and downs that might interrupt your healthy lifestyle.
As I sit parked on my couch with my foot propped up while I recover from a metatarsal stress fracture, I’ve been receiving standard advice: ice often, take ibuprofen, take complete rest from exercise, and . . . make sure to get enough calcium and vitamin D. Even though it’s
We admit it: fish oil might sound . . . unappealing. But this supplement is actually an excellent addition to your daily routine! Here’s what you should know about fish oil’s benefits – and what it can do for you.