Should you take vitamin D in autumn-winter?

Vitamin D is an important vitamin for the body. It is necessary for bone mineralization and is also involved in immunity. Vitamin D acts as a hormone, which explains why it has general health effects. It is both anti-infective and anti-inflammatory… It is also involved in blood pressure regulation. Vitamin D is produced by the … Read more

Should you take vitamin D in autumn-winter?

Vitamin D is an important vitamin for the body. It is necessary for bone mineralization and is also involved in immunity. Vitamin D acts as a hormone, which explains why it has general health effects. It is both anti-infective and anti-inflammatory… It is also involved in blood pressure regulation. Vitamin D is produced by the … Read more

Autumn fatigue: which vitamins and minerals to choose?

Vitamins are necessary for body building and body functioning, regardless of age. There are thirteen of them, and in addition to vitamins K and D, which are produced by the body, others are absorbed through food or dietary supplements. But how do we know which vitamins and minerals meet our needs? Vitamin A: Skin, Eyes … Read more

Vitamin D: Beware of supplement overdose

They thought they were doing the right thing by following the midwife’s advice to give the newborn vitamin D (systemically given for growth) through nutritional supplements rather than drugs. His arguments: healthier because of plant origin, organic, without preservatives, etc. And the young Corsican couple followed his advice. Three months later, their baby was hospitalized … Read more

Vitamin D: Beware of supplement overdose

They thought they were doing the right thing by following the midwife’s advice to give the newborn vitamin D (systemically given for growth) through nutritional supplements rather than drugs. His arguments: healthier because of plant origin, organic, without preservatives, etc. And the young Corsican couple followed his advice. Three months later, their baby was hospitalized … Read more

Calcium: What is it used for?

DECRYPTING – A dose of this essential mineral for the skeleton is often included in a general blood test. This can highlight a number of issues. What is it used for? 99% of dietary calcium enters the bones (and teeth) in the form of calcium phosphate. The rest circulates in the blood and is involved … Read more

This is why vitamin supplements are a waste of money for the vast majority of people who take them

Indiscriminate use of vitamins or supplements is at best useless and at worst dangerous, according to a new study. ¬©JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP Food supplements According to the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), there is “no evidence” that taking dietary supplements and vitamins can help prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer in healthy adults. The … Read more

how to preserve vitamins and minerals in food?

To get as many vitamins and minerals in your diet, start by buying. It is best to buy ripe fruits and vegetables, that is when they contain the most nutrients. Therefore, We prefer local and seasonal products for the plants that have come from afar are harvested before they are ripe. Some organic products are … Read more