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Recent Research Suggests That Vitamin Supplementation Has Some Health Dangers.

The Dark Side of Supplementation: More Cancer and Heart Disease?

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Similar to fruit and vegetables, we tend to associate the word 'vitamin' with health. Go to any health store, and you'll see employees waiting to guide you through the latest vitamins and supplements. Mainstream magazines and...
Picture showing several foods which are high in vitamin A.

10 Nutritious Foods High in Vitamin A

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Vitamin A is an essential nutrient for our health. Unfortunately, much of the global population---especially in developing countries---is deficient in this critical vitamin (1). Perhaps more surprisingly, 51% of American adults are currently experiencing the same deficiency...
Low carb foods that are high in vitamin D

10 Low Carb Foods That Are High in Vitamin D (With Tasty Recipe Ideas)

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'The sunshine vitamin' is essential to overall health, and luckily there are many low carb foods that are high in vitamin D. Although sunshine is the best source of vitamin D, dietary sources are also...
Vitamin K2 Benefits

Vitamin K2: Why It’s Essential To Health

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Vitamin K2 is the essential nutrient for health that almost no-one knows about. Despite this lack of public knowledge, vitamin K2 deficiency can be devastating for your cardiovascular - and overall - health. This article will...
10 Low-Carb Foods That Are High in Antioxidants and Polyphenols

10 Low-Carb Foods That Are High in Polyphenols and Antioxidants

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Polyphenols are the most widely consumed antioxidants in our diet and have great importance to human health. Based on the latest science, there is strong support for polyphenols contributing to the prevention of cancer, cardiovascular diseases,...
10 Low Carb Foods That Are High in Iron

10 Low-Carb Foods That Are High in Iron

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As part of the micronutrient series, this article will examine how iron influences our health. First of all, we'll look at why iron is important, and then we'll go through a list of 10...