Nutrient Deficiencies

  1. Groups At Risk Of Vitamin D Deficiency

    Groups At Risk Of Vitamin D Deficiency

    Take a closer look to see why vitamin D deficiency is more likely to affect some groups more than others, and how to test to optimal levels.
  2. Does Vitamin D Deficiency Contribute to PMS?

    Does Vitamin D Deficiency Contribute to PMS?

    This article outlines why it has been proposed that vitamin D deficiency may be associated with PMS
  3. Why You Need to Carefully Consider Your Dietary Choline Intake…

    Why You Need to Carefully Consider Your Dietary Choline Intake…

    Choline is critical nutrient for physiological functions, but it can't be produced in the body in amounts sufficient to meet human requirements…
  4. Ingredient Focus: Protect Your Brain with Citicoline

    Ingredient Focus: Protect Your Brain with Citicoline

    Phosphatidylcholine is a well-known phospholipid, but what about its precursor citicoline? Explore the research on this lesser-known nootropic.
  5. Why is Omega-3 So Important?

    Why is Omega-3 So Important?

    A brief fact sheet that introduces the role of omega-3 in the body and suggests the best dietary sources.
  6. Vitamin B12: Oral Supplements More Effective Than Injections?

    Vitamin B12: Oral Supplements More Effective Than Injections?

    Read about the importance of vitamin B12, the best sources, along with signs of deficiency & the most effective way to correct a vitamin B12 deficiency.
  7. Childhood Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes & Multiple Sclerosis

    Childhood Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes & Multiple Sclerosis

    Studies on Vitamin D in childhood find high levels of Vitamin D can be beneficial for Diabetes & Multiple Sclerosis.
  8. How Much Vitamin D Should Babies Have?

    How Much Vitamin D Should Babies Have?

    All babies need good levels of Vitamin D but the levels vary for breast & formula fed babies. Find out the optimum level & the best Vitamin D form for babies.
  9. What You Need to Know If You Take Metformin

    What You Need to Know If You Take Metformin

    Metformin is a popular oral diabetes drug used to help manage the growing burden of Type 2 diabetes, but for some it can increase B12 deficiency...

  10. How To Know When You're Zinc Deficient

    How To Know When You're Zinc Deficient

    It's estimated that 30% of the world is zinc deficient. Find out what the symptoms of zinc deficiency are and how you can maintain optimum levels of zinc.
  11. Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to IBS

    Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to IBS

    A study carried out at the University of Sheffield has found a significant link between vitamin D deficiency and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
  12. Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

    Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

    Magnesium deficiency is commonly referred to as a modern day silent epidemic or the 'invisible deficiency' because it is difficult to detect in a clinical setting.
  13. Magnesium: Why Aren't We Getting Enough?

    Magnesium: Why Aren't We Getting Enough?

    In an ideal world, all of our nutrients would come from a well-balanced diet. However, the food that we eat has changed dramatically over the course of the last 50 -80 years.

  14. Are You Iodine Deficient?

    Are You Iodine Deficient?

    Learn key facts about Iodine, an important trace element found in sea vegetables. An iodine deficiency means the thyroid gland can't function properly.

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