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Vitamins and Supplements: What Can You Take to Fight Inflammation?
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Nutritional Health: 19 Key Vitamins and Minerals Your Body Needs
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Supplement Smarts: Best Ways to Take Different Vitamins
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Healthy Aging: Vitamins You Need as You Age
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Vitamins and Supplements : 9 Ways to Get Vitamin K
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Eye Health: Foods, Vitamins and Nutrients to Improve Eyesight
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Vitamins and Calcium Supplements
Vitamins are organic substances that are essential for the proper growth and functioning of the body. Calcium is a mineral essential for healthy bones and is also important for muscle contraction, heart action, and normal blood clotting.
What Is Vitamin K Good For?
Vitamin K helps your body make proteins that are needed for blood clotting and the building of healthy bones. Vitamin K can be effective in preventing bleeding problems in people with certain health conditions.
Vitamins & Exercise: Heart Attack Prevention Series
Vitamins and exercise can lower your risk for heart attack and heart disease. Folic acid, vitamins, and homocysteine levels are interconnected and affect your risk for heart disease or heart attack. For better heart health, avoid the following fried foods, hard margarine, commercial baked goods, most packaged and processed snack foods, high fat dairy, and processed meats such as bacon, sausage, and deli meats.
What Is the Best Vitamin Supplement to Take?
Dietary supplements are a general term that includes vitamins, minerals, botanicals, probiotics and other products to supplement the diet. The best vitamin supplement differs from person to person depending on their gender, age and any health conditions they have.
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