Category Archives: Vitamins

How To Take Your Vitamins So They Work

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 6, 2012

  • Vitamin classifications and why they matter
  • The when, where and how of taking supplements
  • Understanding possible interactions and staying safe and healthy

For most of us, the easier we can make our daily routine, the more likely we are to stick with it. But the easiest way to take your supplements might not be the best way. Continue reading

Get More Than a Kiss From Mistletoe This Year

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 14, 2011

  • A kiss is only the beginning
  • Were the Druids and ancient Greeks right?
  • How to make mistletoe work for you

If you thought getting a kiss under a well-placed sprig of mistletoe this season was the most this traditional Christmas decoration might do for you…think again. Continue reading

Vitamin B6 : Are You Getting Enough of This Miracle Vitamin?

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

You know that I believe most of the signs of aging are triggered by lifestyle choices. You choose to eat healthy or you don’t. You choose to stay fit or you don’t. You choose to make time for sleep and fun or you don’t. Continue reading

Multiply Cellular Health

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

If you’re a long-time reader, you’re probably aware of how often the mainstream media and medical communities have espoused the “worthlessness” of taking a multivitamin. Propaganda like this is a real shame. It confuses and disappoints the average person striving to stay healthy. Continue reading

Vitamin B12

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

If you’ve got flagging energy levels, your doctor might suggest taking vitamin B12. But you don’t have to have a deficiency to experience problems. Recent studies show that even the low end of so-called “normal” B12 levels can create havoc with your health, prompting scientists to view this nutrient in a whole new light. Continue reading

This Sweet Treat Boosts Energy…and More

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

When I was a kid, my favorite candy was licorice. Nothing was better than an afternoon spent with a long rope of the sticky sweet stuff. It was also great fun to watch my tongue turn an alarming shade of black.

Of course these days, I still enjoy licorice—but for a whole different reason. Continue reading

Essential Supplements Everyone Needs

By Bonnie Jenkins

You eat right, get plenty of sleep and try to stay active. And that’s a good thing. But if you are aiming for optimal health, you’d be wise to include several key supplements in your daily routine—especially as you age. Beyond a high-quality multivitamin, which many experts recommend as basic nutritional health insurance, a handful of supplements help fill in important gaps. Shortfalls in these essential nutrients can foster chronic low-level inflammation that can lead to a number of diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and some types of cancer.  Continue reading

The Study That Wants To Take Away Your Supplements

By David Blyweiss, Advanced Natural Wellness

“Are your vitamins killing you?”

The answer is a resounding ‘No!” But bad science just might.

Unless you picked last week to take a vacation on a secluded tropical island (in which case, lucky you!) you might have caught the dozens of variations on this headline in the news. Perhaps it even made you a little nervous, or tempted you to stop taking your daily supplements. Continue reading