Tag Archives: vitamins and minerals

Do You Really Need Those Vitamins?

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, February 04, 2013 - 10:19 AM

More than 1/3 of all Americans take multivitamins. Many people take them just as added assurance that they are getting all of the essential vitamins and minerals that their bodies need in order to function properly, which certainly can’t hurt.… Read More

What Gender Means for Eating Your Veggies

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 09:31 AM

We all know that leading a healthy lifestyle is key to decreasing the risk of developing various types of medical conditions.  Eating fruits and vegetables, which are natural food items rich in vitamins and minerals, serve as the strongest factor… Read More

Why All of Your Calcium Information is Wrong

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, December 17, 2012 - 10:41 AM

In order for your body to function properly and stay healthy, it needs a variety of vitamins and minerals that can be obtained from the food you eat or from supplements. Approximately half of Americans take supplements of vitamins and… Read More

Sneaky Things Zapping Energy and Mental Health

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 10:35 AM
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If you’re feeling sluggish all the time, you may be surprised to learn about the sneaky things that you’re doing (or maybe not doing) that could be zapping your energy.  Once you learn what’s zapping your energy, you’ll be able… Read More

The Worst Natural Ingredients

By: Bel Marra Health | Sunday, November 04, 2012 - 11:57 PM

You may hear the word “natural” and think that it must be healthy, after-all, it is “natural”.  Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.  Some ingredients are added to processed foods as well as vitamins and minerals as binders, colours, excipients,… Read More

Is Eating Salad Actually Pointless?

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, September 21, 2012 - 04:27 AM
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It appears to be pretty standard for the health nuts in your group of friends to push the idea of salad being one of the best foods you can eat. While the idea of eating salad for its rich vitamin… Read More

Leading the Fight – The Soda Ban

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, September 14, 2012 - 05:48 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than one-third of American adults are obese. Obesity leads to a number of health related problems including heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Both health and government officials are… Read More

How to Handle Your Sweaty Feet

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, September 07, 2012 - 05:48 AM

There are over 200,000 sweat glands in our feet so it is no wonder that many people struggle to control sweaty, smelly paws. There are cases where people have Hyperhidrosis; a medical term for  sweating feet. For some people, keeping… Read More

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