Obese Adults More Likely to Lack Vitamins and Minerals

Compared to normal weight adults, obese adults are more likely to lack key vitamins and minerals in their diets, a large new study suggests. Recently published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, researchers evaluated total nutrient intakes from foods and supplements in more than 18,000 subjects participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001–2008. The subjects were categorized by body weight status as either normal weight (body mass index Continue reading →

Is Your Health At Risk Due to Too Little Vitamin and Mineral Intake?

The majority of Americans don’t get enough of the nutrients that are essential for lifelong health, according to the latest national survey research. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2009–2010 reveals a grim picture of Americans' health. According to the survey data, nearly the entire U.S. population is at risk of vitamin and mineral inadequacy, which is associated with increased risk of chronic disease (1-3). 65% or greater fail to meet daily recommended dietary Continue reading →

12 Reasons Why You Need Ageless Essentials with Product B

How many days per week do you eat five fruits and vegetables? Did you consume two servings of fish last week? What about getting the vitamin D your body needs? Sure you can get the right amounts of vitamins and minerals from food, but not only is it difficult to do—for example, it would take ten tablespoons of corn oil (1,200 calories and 136 grams of fat!) or five cups of boiled spinach to meet daily recommendations for vitamin E—it’s also inconvenient and requires strict adherence Continue reading →

Vitamins: Natural Versus Synthetic

Over the years, health-conscious consumers have heard a plethora of marketing claims on multivitamin supplement labels regarding the source of their vitamins. Most are intended to denote a kind of relative closeness to what’s normally found in food; for example, "whole food sourced," "food state," "food based," "bioidentical," and even "all natural." Upon taking a closer look, however, these claims that hint of nutritional superiority are misleading or based on little scientific evidence. Clearly, Continue reading →