Weight loss surgery puts patients on a lifelong journey of vitamin supplementations. A large cohort study showed that patients in this community were still deficient up to 50% while on multivitamin therapy. The biggest issue in this community is that they have a hard time absorbing certain vitamins along with the fact that vitamins that need to be taken are often large horse pill that cause nausea and stomach upset due to the changes in the stomach size post-surgery.
Milk Allergy vs. Lactose Intolerance? Have you ever felt that uneasy feeling of bloating, gas, abdominal cramping and diarrhea after eating or drinking dairy products? You are part of the large group of people that are lactose intolerant. This condition stems from the fact that you are lacking the enzyme lactase, an enzyme that is usually produced in the small intestine and helps breakdown the sugar lactose in dairy into glucose and galactose to be so they can be absorbed into the blood stream.When the enzyme is missing, the bacteria in the colon processes the lactose leading...
Everyone is aware that calcium absorption and bone health are major benefits of vitamin D3. However, most people may not know that vitamin D3 is also involved in the control of inflammation, sugar control, proper cell death, proper cell growth, and many other cellular and system regulation.
If you are tuned in to current trends, then you must know that the conversation about probiotics has gathered momentum as of late - from medical communities to social media, everyone is talking about Probiotics. And, with good reason!
All probiotics should be swallowed and exposed to the intestinal environment since that is where they do their most good.
Traveling can be one of the most liberating experiences, but also one of the most stressful. Busy airports, long travel days, and new environments can put a real strain on your body and overall health.
To ensure you make it to your destination safely, here are 3 essential vitamins to take with you on vacation.
While we may still be holding on to some signs of summer, we are very much heading into winter and the menacing flu season. We all have our flu-fighters that mom and grandmother taught us, but sometimes, even your grammy’s chicken soup is not enough to fight off that nasty cold that everyone in the office seems to be catching. For you, we’ve got several easy-to-take daily vitamins that will fight to keep you healthy this winter season. Learn more on our blog.