Vitamin E and Its Benefits

WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT “VITAMIN E” MAY BE WRONG..When most people talk about Vit E (physicians included) most are referring to the alpha tocopherol version of Vit E.  However, Vit E actually has 8 forms (4 tocopherols and 4 tocotrienols).  Alpha tocopherol is what is present in almost all low quality Vit E supplements, and yet the […]

Multivitamins and their Benefits

IF YOU’RE NOT TAKING A MULTIVITAMIN, WHY THE HECK NOT?  Let’s first differentiate those “one per day” type of multivitamins and a real multivitamin.  The problem is that you can only squeeze so many milligrams of vitamins and minerals into a tablet.  And a good quality multi is going to pay little relevance to the […]

Multivitamins and their benefits.

CAN A SIMPLE MULTIVITAMIN HELP AVOID HERNIAS?  It’s funny.  Out of all the surgeries we do on humans, I have always said that the decision for hernia surgery is pretty cut and dry.  Can’t exactly take this or that herb to heal the hernia.  BUT, this article suggest that zinc or copper deficiencies may contribute […]

Vitamin B, PMS

GIRLFRIEND GETS A LITTLE CRANKY AROUND HER CYCLE?  SLIP HER SOME OF THIS…  When she’s not looking, replace her Wonder bread and Lucky Charms with some whole grain equivalents.  In this particular study, researchers found that those with the highest intake of riboflavin and thiamin had a 35% lower risk of developing PMS.  This sure […]

Multivitamins: Waste of Money or Saving Lives in Breast Cancer?

  The saga continues.  Studies showing no effect from vitamins get promoted, while the powerful ones get shoved aside. First of all, nothing will ever replace a good quality diet and lifestyle.  This is NOT the goal of a multivitamin.  Consider instead that a multivitamin is an insurance policy to make sure you have enough of what […]