Archive for the Vitamins and Health Category

More on Eye Health: Foods that have Lutein

Oct 20th, 2012 Posted in Aging and Health, Vitamins and Health | no comment »

If you are searching for ways to improve your health as you age, a healthier diet is in order. Lots of fruits and veggies can help! A change of diet can also help you to feel better, look better ( because you will lose some weight) and take care of the vitamins and minerals that you need.

Here  are some top foods for eye health:

Ranking # 1 in eye health

Kale, collard greens, spinach, Swiss chard, chicory leaf, parsley, mustard greens, beet greens, okra, red peppers, dill, romaine lettuce and endive.

Ranking  honorable mention!

What really helps with depression that is holistic?

Aug 17th, 2012 Posted in Vitamins and Health | no comment »

 

 

There are so many products on the market that do not work.

It is amazing how much money is made on things that are supposed to help with depression- or obesity. There are many scams out there. There are also many things that you can do that can help you such as taking your B vitamins!

 

Here are a few tips from author Joan Larson, PhD., in her book: Depression free Naturally.

She has written many books on helpful, holistic ways to stay healthy in mind, body and soul.

Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals

Aug 12th, 2012 Posted in Medications and Your Health, Preventing Diseases, Vitamins and Health | no comment »

 

 

Are organically grown foods better for our health? Are they considered medicinal?

Pharmacology verses Pharmacognosy

 

We all know that it is better to get our nutrients from the foods we eat instead of taking supplements. But how much do we know about some nutraceuticals that may be in part food?

When pharmacology first evolved it was all about pharmacognosy- or  natural pharmaceuticals that are medicinal.  Pharmacognosy is the oldest branch of pharmacy. This ancient medicine gathered herbs, animals, plants and minerals to concoct them into mixtures which were considered great remedies.

Vitamins are important for our overall health: Brain Food!

Jul 31st, 2012 Posted in Vitamins and Health | no comment »

 

It is well established and researched that vitamins need to be in our diets, hopefully through what we eat or supplemented daily. B vitamins have been of special note due to their ability to help with many things such as memory, neurological funcitoning  and other brain abilities such as concentration.

 

The following are some tips on the importance of vitamins. As you read, you will see that many of the water soluble help with overall mental functioning and are needed for sleep problems such as insomnia, memory and concentration.

 

Finding your groove: Developing and fine-tuning your life

Jun 30th, 2012 Posted in Healthy Foods, Maintaining your Weight, Mental Wellness, Supplements and Health, Vitamins and Health, Yoga and other Alternative Modalities | no comment »

When you need to lighten up a bit, find some things that you really like to do.

I  like exploring different opportunities. Because it is somewhat late in life for me to find a new career for myself, I explore different avenues that are closer to “new ideas.”

I have a strong interest in keeping people healthy, therefore, I have explored weight reduction techniques and some products on the market that are holistic and help with weight reduction. This is the first time I have ever sold any products, but with my recent research, I believe that there are vitamins, minerals and supplements that can keep you healthier.