Not All Supplements Are Created Equal

In the past, there have been issues with nutritional supplements not containing the ingredients they claim to contain.

Due to a loop hole in a 1994 law spear headed by a senator who was sponsored by the supplement industry, dietary supplements do not have to get FDA approval.

Therefore, unscrupulous dietary supplement companies have been known to add fillers in many supplements such as sand. Continue reading Not All Supplements Are Created Equal

Vitamins and Nutritional Supplements

As anyone who reads my articles can attest, I am a big fan of vitamins and supplements.

I believe that when they are taken as designed, as a supplement to a healthy lifestyle, they have a positive effect on our health.

People get in trouble when they take vitamins and supplements as a replacement for a healthy lifestyle. I have heard the mindset of “I don’t have to exercise or watch what I eat since I take vitamins.” This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Continue reading Vitamins and Nutritional Supplements

Are Multi Vitamins A Waste Of Money?

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Multi vitamins have been around for decades, if not centuries. Debates about multi vitamins effectiveness have been around just as long.

Multi vitamins are nutritional supplements. This means that the vitamins are meant as a supplement. They are intended to supplement a healthy lifestyle.

They are not meant as a substitute for eating right or exercising. A multi vitamin will not replace healthy eating or exercising. A multi vitamin will enhance a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading Are Multi Vitamins A Waste Of Money?

Anti-Aging Through Exercise and Healthy Living

Anti-aging is a very popular topic. There are so many gimmicks out there claiming to reduce wrinkles and cellulite. They promise that you will look and feel like you did 40 years ago and you won’t have to do anything except: eat specially formulated cookies or drink a shake, or take this fat burning and energy increasing capsule, or take a specific vitamin, or something else equally unrealistic. There is no miracle pill, and there is no substitute for exercising and eating right. Continue reading Anti-Aging Through Exercise and Healthy Living