Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 26

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Has Life Lost Its Luster? By Dr. Scott Conard Do you have relationship troubles? Do you wonder where your sense of wonder has gone? Has your zest for life dried up? The problem could be a Vitamin B-12 deficiency, yes, but also a deficiency of one of the 10 Essentials for Health and …

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May 25

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Protect Their Future: Nutrition For Kids By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer For the first time in recorded history in North America, children born today are not expected to live as long or as well as their parents. This startling trend may have its roots in our nutrition, the nutrition of our …

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May 23

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Help Relieve Constipation By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer According to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, nearly one-third of the population in North America is suffering from chronic constipation. Additionally, half that amount suffers from constipation alternating with normal bowel movements or even diarrhea. Interestingly, that is about the same number of …

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May 22

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins What Is the Connection? Mental Health, Dental Health and Your Heart By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer Previously, we discussed the effect of loneliness on heart health. Powerful chemicals from the brain alter the way the heart functions. The heart and blood vessels respond with inflammation. Arteries harden, the efficiency of the …

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May 21

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Ask Dr. Conard. Q: How are B vitamins connected to stress?By Scott Conard, M.D. A: This is a very timely question, since April is Stress Awareness Month, and also tax month in the U.S. Anyone who is struggled with financial paperwork or financial trouble can appreciate why stress is a hot topic this …

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May 15

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Are You Getting Enough Nutrients in Your Diet? By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer As you review your diet of the past week, ask yourself, Did I eat the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day? The recommended amounts are five servings for children, seven servings for women and nine servings …

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May 08

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Osteoporosis and Grandparent Guilt By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer Osteoporosis affects over 10 million people in North America. Two million of these are men. Osteopenia, a reduction in bone mass that usually occurs before osteoporosis, affects over 44 million people, 32 percent of whom are men. One out of every two …

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May 05

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Healthy Aging By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer If I would have known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself. Dean Martin None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. H.D. Thoreau This is the third in a series of articles on …

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May 04

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins Death Of A Generation By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer In medicine we get so used to dealing with statistics that we do not always remember that there are real people behind these facts. I recently quoted the statistic that children born today will not live as long or as well as …

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May 02

B-12 Vitamins

B-12 Vitamins 10 Steps to Better Health By Brazos Minshew, TriVita Chief Science Officer Health is the consequence of healthy habits practiced daily. Health is the accumulation of all the thoughts, actions, words, intentions and feelings that you have now, or that you have ever had in your past or that you will ever experience …

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