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Posts for Supplements


4 Healing Herbs you should use Everyday

Diet and Nutrition, Supplements - Karen Marwein - September 16, 2015

Herbs, which are also known as botanicals or phytomedicines (‘phyto’ means ‘plant’ in Greek), have been the staples of sickroom and the kitchen since ancient times, and were the primary form of medicine throughout the world, and more so in India. In recent times, interest has been rejuvenated in holistic, natural,…

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Supplements: Nutrition in pills and powders?

Supplements - Karen Marwein - June 18, 2015

Expert nutritionists and dietitians would always advocate getting most of the nutrients from natural foods, but there are conditions in which supplementation would become necessary.  For example, some herbs are not part of the natural diet, but are proven to be beneficial in some conditions and have become acceptable treatment…

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Are Muscle Building Supplements safe?

Myths vs. Facts, Supplements - Karen Marwein - June 12, 2015

Sportsmen, athletes, and body builders often resort to supplements to enhance performance, endurance, and to gain muscle. It is commonly advised by unqualified fitness trainers without obtaining a clear medical and fitness index of the individual. In some cases, supplements can be very dangerous. This is the case even for…

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Here’s what you need to know about anti-aging supplements

Myths vs. Facts, Supplements - Karen Marwein - June 5, 2015

Coming to terms with the natural phenomenon of aging is not always a welcome thought; wrinkles, fine lines, puffy eyes, and, not to mention, loss of physical vigor. Given an opportunity we would all love to go through the sands of time. There are anti-aging supplements which, besides addressing the…

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Exploring Herbal Supplements

Supplements - Karen Marwein - February 22, 2015

“Is this product 100% herbal?” You might have asked this question to any supplier, be it a beauty product or a dietary supplement, which you’re contemplating to purchase. We have the pre-conceived perception that herbal products are very safe. Herbal or botanical supplements are a type of dietary supplements that…

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Body Building Supplements

Supplements - Karen Marwein - February 17, 2015

Our previous post discussed about vitamins in detail, as one of the dietary supplements. This article will focus on important body building supplements. Body building supplements are consumed by people of the fitness industry who wish to enhance their health and fitness and gain muscle mass. Individuals involved in sports…

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Know Your Supplements – #1 – Vitamins

Supplements - Karen Marwein - February 12, 2015

In our previous posts we’ve discussed the pros and cons of dietary supplements and wise tips to use them safely. This article describes one such supplement – ‘Vitamins’. They are a group of substances that are essential for the normal functioning of the metabolic processes of the body. A well…

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Know Your Supplements

Myths vs. Facts, Supplements - Karen Marwein - February 12, 2015

Have you decided to have the so called healthy kick-off in the morning, with a handful of dietary supplements? Before choosing your supplement it’s recommended that you carefully weigh the pros and cons from our previous post and decide wisely. Whatever the reason, it’s mandatory to meticulously calculate the health…

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Pros and Cons of Diet Supplements

Diet and Nutrition, Supplements - Karen Marwein - February 12, 2015

Keith, a promising athlete in his late 30s, charts out a special workout plan to keep himself fit. He isn’t satisfied with just his routine exercise, and is looking for that something special to boost himself each day. Keith wonders, “Should I go for muscle mass supplements? Are supplements safe…

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