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.
No matter what our age, skincare is an important part of your daily regimen. When you’re in your teens, acne is your biggest nightmare. As you age, wrinkles start to take over that daily motivation to revitalize and rejuvenate your skin. You’ve tried anything that promises to heal and hydrate; from face masks and scrubs to daily moisturizers and creams. But there is one thing you may not have considered yet: vitamins. What if we told you that vitamins can be a great factor in your daily skincare routine, as well?
Vitamin K2 is a type of Vitamin K typically found in animals and fermented foods. Also known as menaquinone, Vitamin K2 is associated with several health benefits and cardiovascular benefits. Vitamin K2 is also divided into several subtypes – the most popular side chains are MK-4 and MK-7. Let’s discuss the difference between MK-4 and MK-7 and create a strategy for adding Vitamin K2 to your diet.