Stress and Mineral Depletion

Stress and Mineral Depletion

Stress — be it psychological or environmental, chronic or acute — can alter nutrient status. A 2020 literature review presented evidence of stress-induced alterations of three minerals; magnesium, zinc, and iron1. The following article summarizes their findings. ...
Lypo-C Sparkling Margarita Recipe

Lypo-C Sparkling Margarita Recipe

Research has provided evidence that teetotaling may not be the best for long-term health. Multiple studies indicate that people who habitually consume a small amount of alcohol tend to live longer. We won’t try to pretend to know why that is. We’re just going to share...
Alcohol and Vitamins

Alcohol and Vitamins

Chronic alcohol abuse can cause vitamin deficiency by depleting nutrients in three major ways: decreasing nutrient consumption, enhancing malabsorption, and increasing excretion. The former is due to alcohol’s suppression of appetite, along with the tendency to...
Supplements for Nerve Health

Supplements for Nerve Health

Stop us if this sounds familiar. You read an article claiming thousands of people have attained healthier nerves by taking a supplement. You rush to the drug store and grab a bottle from the shelf. You dutifully take your supplement for nerve health every day. ...
Thiamine Supplements

Thiamine Supplements

Without thiamine, your body can’t produce energy. Thiamine supplements help make up for dietary shortfalls and malabsorption. Why you need thiamine Vitamin B1, the first B vitamin known to scientists, is a necessity for converting food to energy. Yes, it keeps what...