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Benefits of Folic Acid Supplements | Crucial to Prevent Birth Defects

Posted by Will Cartwright on Feb 9, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Supplement Manufacturing Can Help Prevent Birth Defects by Providing Folic Acid

Kristy thinks she may want to have a baby someday, but wonders if her body is in the best shape possible for the health of her baby.

While she eats a healthy diet and engages in regular exercise, she worries that she should be doing more to avoid birth defects and other problems during a future pregnancy.

Healthcare professionals have known for decades that consuming folic acid reduces a woman’s risk of having an infant affected by specific types of birth defects, known as neural tube defects.

The neural tube is the hollow structure where the brain and spinal cord form in a developing embryo. Neural tube defects affect the brain, spine, or spinal cord in that developing embryo.

Two of the most common neural tube defects are anencephaly and spina bifida.

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7 Supplements to Stock for Kids - Beyond the Multivitamin

Posted by Will Cartwright on Feb 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM

How are you marketing your brand to parents and families? If you are only stocking a basic multivitamin, you could be missing out. From pre-natal health and wellness to supplements for growing teens, filling the needs of not only parents, but kids as well can help you expand your market and appeal to your target consumer in more ways than one.

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Turmeric and Curcumin Powerful Healing in Supplement Form

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 30, 2017 11:30:00 AM

There is a lot of information out about the healing power of turmeric and curcumin. Yet, there is still some confusion about what these supplements are. They are two separate things. Turmeric is a plant (Curcuma longa) while Curcumin is a substance that comes from the roots of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa.) It is important to make that distinction and to also list the Latin name given to this plant as there are other turmeric plants and when taking supplements it is important that the ingredients come from the right plant. 

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Study Links Lutein and Brain Health, Intelligence in Older Adults

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 16, 2017 5:23:42 PM

 

This article was originally written as a submission for Senior Resource Guide

Like many baby boomers, Bill wants to age well and remain sharp as a tack in his golden years. Bill remembers how his father seemed to lose the ability to use the skills and knowledge he acquired over a lifetime, something medical professionals refer to as “crystallized intelligence.” Realizing that people are living longer than ever before, Bill wants to do whatever he can to preserve his crystallized intelligence as he ages.

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The Multivitamin Debate: Are Multivitamins Beneficial for Well Nourished Users?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 16, 2017 11:30:00 AM

For years, the debate has raged on and on about whether or not there is any real benefit to be gained by well-nourished populations from taking vitamins, particularly multivitamins.

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5 Myths about Plant-Based Protein

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 12, 2017 11:30:00 AM

People are advised to eat a healthy diet, to get plenty of exercise, and to lose weight. Yet, it is extremely difficult to understand what is a healthy food choice given the myriad of misinformation that is available even from reputable sources such as the FDA.

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New Study Shows Dietary Magnesium May Reduce Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 5, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Meet Pat, a health-conscious person who knows that regular exercise, nutritious food and a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes – three of the most serious health conditions plaguing Americans today. Pat might be alarmed to learn there is something missing from this strategy – magnesium.

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Supplements to Stock for 40+ Prospects

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 2, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The supplements you stock for the over 40 crowd need to address several key issues and in some cases, fulfill a need suggested by a physician or other authority.

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Are You Participating in the $100 Billion Rise of Nutraceutics?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 29, 2016 11:30:00 AM

The expanding market for natural remedies and herbal supplements is set to reach over $100 billion by the year 2017, and $300 billion by 2022, according to a study from Global Industry Analysts.

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Sport's Nutrition Supplements: 2016 Year in Review

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 19, 2016 11:30:00 AM

The sports nutrition industry made some important advances in both sales and technology in 2016, but the market still faces regulatory and legal issues.

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