Cancer Fighting Vitamins

It seems that everyone knows someone who has suffered some form of cancer. Read any healthy lifestyle magazine, and you’ll come across tips for avoiding this illness and the drawn-out, difficult treatment that goes along with it. Getting regular check-ups at recommended intervals is a crucial part of prevention. Wearing sunscreen, not smoking, avoiding pollutants, and having a healthy diet …

Vitamins for Menstrual Cramps

Ancient herbal medicine passed down through generations teaches us that women have always suffered menstrual pain and have always been seeking relief. These days, the conventional wisdom of western medicine generally prescribes NSAIDs or birth control pills to mitigate menstrual pain. But long-term use of NSAIDs can be harmful, and birth control is not a viable solution for all menstruating …

Do Races Have Different Hair?

Did you know that most human hair wigs come from China and India? Have you wondered why Brazilian weaves tend to be a bit pricier? If you’ve ever bought hair extensions, you may already know the answer– some races have thicker, more sought after, hair. That doesn’t mean that some hair is “better” (Chris Rock made an entire documentary about …

Men’s VS Women’s Lotion

We all know that women’s lotion smells like lavender fields and island breezes, while men’s lotion is scented like enraged cyclones and roundhouse kicks. At least that’s the way they’re, unfortunately, advertised. What you might not know is that the difference between men’s lotion and women’s lotion is more than scent. Difference Between Men’s and Women’s Skin Care Most of …

Healthy Ways to Sweeten Supplements

Powders and liquid supplements needn’t be unpalatable or calorie-rich. In fact, if you choose your sweetener well, it can actually bring its own health benefits to your supplements. Aspartame can certainly act as an easy shortcut, but non-nutritive sweeteners’ disadvantage is inherent in their name: they don’t add nutritional content. Broad Sweetener Categories Nutritive sweeteners can be divided into sugar …

What Should Be In Prenatal Supplements?

The prenatal supplement industry is expected to reach $673 million by 2025—almost double what it was in 2015. Vitamin deficiencies can have dramatic effects on unborn children. Neural tube defects and other congenital anomalies are easily prevented with adequate folic acid intake. Pregnancy also needs higher doses of vitamins A, B, C, D, and E. Calcium and iron intake also …

The Dangers of Bad Supplement Manufacturing Practices

The U.S. Poison Control Center receives a call about supplement reactions every 24 minutes. The annual rate of exposure is rising on the back of unsafe botanicals and adulterated, or even absent, ingredients. Children are affected by unethical manufacturing practices the most, accounting for 70% of exposures. Most were the result of ma huang, yohimbe, and energy products, which often …

Nootropics Market Segment Keeps Growing

The global nootropics industry is projected to grow almost 18% by 2024. Google trends has seen a 22% increase in search requests for brain-boosting supplements, so it’s time to position yourself for a new boost in revenue growth. Nootropics are an emerging drug class under the broader performance and image-enhancing banner. They’re not all classic supplements, despite the fact that …

Creatine as a Dietary Supplement

Creatinine imbalances can slow your life down to a sluggish crawl. If you’re active and healthy, high creatinine levels are simply a sign that your muscles are breaking down proteins to amp up your energy. Low levels indicate that your muscles might be wasting away, possibly due to a sedate lifestyle. If you’re an active adult with low levels, it …

Difference Between Men’s Supplements vs Women’s Supplements

Men and women may only be separated by a 1.4% DNA difference, but their nutritional needs are vastly different. Men tend to be bigger and more muscular, which somewhat changes their requirements . Women might crave carbs more, but their extra chromosome doesn’t raise their need for chocolate. Most RDAs are gender neutral, but larger bodies require more vitamins. There are …