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5 Supplements Active People Should Be Taking 

5 Supplements Active People Should Be Taking    Supplement                 Advantages Selenium Supports thyroid for metabolic processes  Supports immune system  Calcium and Vitamin D  Important for facilitating muscle contraction Support bone health - increase in bone mineral density   Note: Calcium requires vitamin D for adequate absorption  Vitamin C  Antioxidant Helps neutralize damage to cells  and speed up recovery  B...

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Ten Commonly Taken Nutrient Depleting Prescription Medications

Medication                                                         Nutrient Depletion Ace- Inhibitors (Lisinopril, Benazapril)  Zinc  Metformin  B12, Folic Acid   Statin Medications (ex: Atorvastatin- Lipitor, Simvastatin- Zocor) Coenzyme Q10, Vitamins A, D, E, K  Birth Control  Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Folic AcidTen Commonly Taken Nutrient Depleting Prescription Medications  Levothyroxine  Zinc  Corticosteroids Calcium,...

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6 Hair Vitamins that you probably weren’t aware of:

6 Hair Vitamins that you probably weren’t aware of:   Vitamin A              Vitamin A helps skin glands make sebum, sebum has two roles- to moisturize our scalp and to keep our hair healthy! Vitamin A is also an antioxidant. There are two kinds of vitamin A- retinoids and beta carotenes.  Some sources of retinoids (mostly from animals)- eggs, shrimp, fish, butter Some sources of beta carotenes...

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