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Why Kids’ Supplements Are Critical Even with the healthiest diet, children and adolescents might not get optimal amounts of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other critical nutrients. Research shows that kids often fail to get the recommended intakes of minerals including iron, zinc, and magnesium. Other studies show a low intake of vitamins A, C, and E among children, while adolescents are notably low in the mineral magnesium. Those nutrient deficiencies present several challenges for children: Optimal nutrition can [...]
We Eat Too Much Sugar! The average American eats almost 152 pounds of sugar a year. That’s nearly half a pound every day, or about three pounds every week. Put that into perspective: Two centuries ago, we ate on average just two pounds of sugar every year! Some experts call added sugar the single worst ingredient you can eat. The “added” sugar you might find on Nutrition Facts labels of foods, this means it is sugar that doesn’t naturally occur [...]
“The number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014.” – World Health Organization Diabetes Type 2 is Prevalent, But Mostly Preventable As of 2015, over 30 million or 9.4 percent of Americans have diabetes. Another 84 million have prediabetes, which left untreated can lead to type 2 diabetes within five years. Those statistics continue to steadily rise. The number of Americans with diabetes increased more than threefold between 1990 and [...]
Symptoms of Inflammation: Acute Versus Chronic Acute Inflammation Chronic Inflammation Chronic Inflammation Can Lead to Disease What Causes Inflammation? Reduce Inflammation by Knowing the Root Cause of Inflammation Reduce Inflammation with an Anti-inflammatory Diet Focus First on Food 5 Natural Ways to Reduce Inflammation If you’ve sprained your ankle, cut your finger, or got stung by a bee, you’ve experienced inflammation. Although you might want to reduce inflammation, inflammation is your body’s way of protecting you. Acute [...]