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...
Vitamins for Smokers

Vitamins for Smokers

Smokers may have once been known for their svelte figures, but the research is conclusive that they are often lacking many vital nutrients. Vitamins for smokers are those nutrients commonly depleted by cigarette smoke and are also under-consumed by smokers. Smoking...
Drugs that deplete Vitamin C

Drugs that deplete Vitamin C

Several ubiquitous drugs deplete Vitamin C. This powerful antioxidant is already difficult to absorb at the levels many doctors believe to be ideal. If you’re not supplementing, taking the following medications could put you at risk for unpleasant Vitamin C depletion...