Category: Vitamins & Supplements

Winter is Coming: Can L-Carnitine Keep You Warm?

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A common complaint of older adults is their inability to stay warm, as they are more sensitive to the cold. New research has found that L-carnitine may be able to jump-start the body’s central heating. Say goodbye to your snuggie! Conducted at the University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City, a study using mice…


Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

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Beets are a powerful superfood. Its reddish-brown betalains are powerful antioxidants that protect the walls of arteries. Trimethylglycine detoxifies homocysteine; elevated homocysteine is implicated in clogged arteries. The natural nitrates create nitric oxide, responsible for healthy blood flow, heart and circulatory health, and for support during physical activities. Beetroot has become very popular due to…


The InVite® Difference: Superfoods

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InVite®’s freeze-dried Powdered Superfoods preserve the nutrient integrity of fresh fruits and vegetables, offering superior nutrition without all of the calories, sugar and carbs! What is a Superfood? ‘Superfood‘ is a term used to describe foods packed with powerful and natural plant constituents that provide great health benefits and excellent antioxidant protection. When taken as…


New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

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Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that is native to India. It is a bright yellow/orange spice that is commonly found in foods like curry. The health world is buzzing about this herb due to its high levels of curcuminoids, or curcumin. Curcumin is the most active component of Turmeric. Turmeric is an antioxidant…


Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Vitamin K

Imagine stopping to smell a fragrant red rose and pricking your finger on a hidden thorn. Just a minor puncture, but your body goes to work immediately to stop the bleeding and quickly seal the wound. One of the major nutrients at work is Vitamin K, discovered in the 1930s and named after the German word Koagulation. Vitamin…