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  • 8 Answers To Top Vitamin Questions

    8 answers to top vitamin questions

    Summary:  Answers to your top 8 questions about vitamin supplements, including multivitamins.  A free online calculator provides you with vitamin recommendations tailored to your age and life stage. [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website. Follow us on Reddit or Google+ ]  Answers to your top eight questions regarding vitamin supplements, based on research published by government agencies, leading health organizations, and… Continue reading "8 Answers To Top Vitamin Questions"

  • Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin Supplements

    Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin Supplements

    Summary:  A panel of physicians says vitamin supplements and multivitamins are generally a waste of money for the average, healthy person, and some vitamin supplements can be unhealthy.   [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website. Follow us on Reddit or Google+ ]  Advice on vitamins frequently changes, with one report contradicting the next. In 2013, a group of physicians decided to answer the question… Continue reading "Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin Supplements"

  • Top Five Deadly Vitamins

    Top 5 deadly vitamins and supplements.

    Summary: Recent research has shown that excessive vitamin and mineral consumption sometimes shortens life. Using evidence from scores of clinical trials we generate a list of five vitamin and mineral supplements that have been shown to be harmful to an otherwise healthy person when consumed in excess. [This article  first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website. Follow us on Google+ | Reddit. Author: Brady Hartman.… Continue reading "Top Five Deadly Vitamins"

  • Phytonutrients – What You Need To Know


    Summary:  Research shows that phytonutrients  – such as carotenoids, ellagic acid, lignans, flavonoids, glucosinolates, curcumin, resveratrol and other bioactive compounds – help to prevent stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and premature death. [This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts website. Follow us on Google+ or Reddit. Author: Brady Hartman.] What Are Phytonutrients? Whole plants contain thousands of natural compounds, called phytonutrients and phytochemicals.… Continue reading "Phytonutrients – What You Need To Know"