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The Best Time to Take Supplements

As a dietitian, when I used to counsel individuals, there were several occasions when my clients brought in shopping baskets filled with supplements. They couldn’t remember exactly all of the reasons why they bought them nor how much or how often to take them. If this sounds like you, you are NOT alone! I think we’d all like to get the most out of our supplements through proper timing, combining,…

A Complete Guide to B Vitamins

What’s all the buzzzzzz about those Bs? Well, I’m referring to those good ‘ol B vitamins. The B group vitamins are a collection of eight water-soluble vitamins that are crucial for a variety of metabolic processes throughout the body. They do such things as: assist with red blood cell formation, help convert food into energy, maintain normal nervous system formation and function, as well as,…

Facts & Figures: Avocados

Avocados offer about 20 vitamins and minerals in every serving.About 2/3 of the fat in avocados is the heart-healthy monounsaturated variety.A single avocado has 975 mg of potassium, almost double that of a banana.Avocados are a good source of B vitamins, which promote energy production.One avocado packs 4 grams of protein.…