Dietary Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamin A Supplements

What is Vitamin A? We all know that vitamins are organic compounds needed to provide vital nutrients to the body. Vitamin A is one such fat soluble vitamin. They are similar in structure and biologic     Read more


Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

What is Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)? Vitamin B1, also known by the name of thiamine, thiamin or aneurin is an essential mineral needed by the body. It is water soluble and belongs to the B group of vitamins    Read more


Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin

What is Vitamin B2? Also known by the name of riboflavin, vitamin B2 belongs to the 8 B vitamins group. It is water soluble and is required for a number of cellular processes in the body. Functions of    Read more


Vitamin B3

What is Vitamin B3? Also known by the name of Niacin, Vitamin B3 is composed of nicotinic acid and niacinamide. It belongs to the family of Vitamin B and like all other vitamin B, vitamin B3 is also w    Read more


Vitamin B5 – Pantothenic Acid

What is Vitamin B5? Vitamin B5 is basically an “anti-stress” vitamin belonging to the category of the 8 group of B vitamins. It is a water soluble vitamin and can be easily found in common foods.     Read more


Vitamin B6 – Pyridoxine

What is Vitamin B6? Also known as pyridoxine, vitamin B6 belongs to the family of B complex vitamins. It plays an important role in the human body. Vitamin B6 is water soluble and plays a key role in     Read more


Vitamin B7 – Biotin

What is Vitamin B7? Also, known by the name of vitamin H, co-enzyme R, Biotin, W factor; vitamin B7 is a water soluble vitamin belonging to the category of the 8 group of vitamins. This natural nutrit    Read more


Vitamin C – Ascorbic Acid

What is Vitamin C? Also, known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is an essential nutrient needed by the human body. It is water soluble and plays an important role in a number of bodily functions. Functions    Read more


Vitamin B9 – Folic Acid

What is Vitamin B9? A water soluble vitamin, vitamin B9 is a vital component required by the body. It belongs to the family of the 8 group of B vitamins. Vitamin B9 is also known by the name; folacin     Read more


Vitamin D The Sunshine Vitamin

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Vitamin B12

What is Vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 is a nutrient, a water soluble vitamin vital for various roles throughout the human body. It is also referred to as methylcobalamin, hydroxycobalamin and cyanocobalami    Read more


Beta Carotene – Dietary Supplement

What is Beta Carotene? In simple terms, Beta Carotene is an inactive form and a precursor to Vitamin A. It is a reddish orange pigment usually found in plants and fruits. It is commonly used to treat     Read more


Vitamin K

What is Vitamin K? Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin. The body stores vitamin K in fatty tissue and liver. Studies have revealed two natural form of vitamin K; vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Functions of    Read more


Vitamin E

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin that has antioxidant properties. It appears in many different forms of which alpha- tocopherol is considered to be the most active form in the hum    Read more


Omega-3 Fatty Acids

What are Omega 3 Fatty Acids? Omega 3 Fatty Acids found in Cod Liver Oil are an essential nutrient or supplement required for overall physical growth and development. It can be obtained by consuming f    Read more


Calcium

What is Calcium? Calcium is an essential supplement that helps develop and strengthen bones. Young children and adults alike need a daily dose of Calcium to prevent physical injury and long term bone     Read more


Magnesium

What is Magnesium? Magnesium is an essential mineral required for normal body functions. The human body already contains high amounts of Magnesium in the bones. Magnesium is also used to make medicine    Read more


Zinc

What is Zinc? Although Zinc is a metal, certain amounts are required by the body for it to operate smoothly. Usually, extremely small amounts are required to help the body function normally. Functions    Read more


Glucosamine Sulfate

Glucosamine Sulfate is a natural occurring chemical found in the joints of the body. It is found specifically in the fluid around the joints. It helps the cartilage that cushions all the joints in o    Read more


Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 is a substance similar to normal vitamins and is naturally found in the human body, especially in the liver, heart, kidney and pancreas. When people consume meat and seafood, they benefit    Read more


Chromium

Chromium is a metal, small traces of which are considered essential for normal functioning of the body. Functions of Chromium Chromium is considered essential in order to prevent Chromium deficiency i    Read more


Phosphorus

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body. A balance diet of calcium and phosphorus can help in the strengthening of bones and teeth. Roughly 85% of phosphorus is found i    Read more


Sodium

We need sodium so that our body can function properly. It is easily found in plants and animal in the form of chlorides. The most common name for sodium chloride is the table salt. Also, it is one of     Read more


Potassium

Potassium is the third largest mineral found in the human body. It helps to balance the fluid level and electrolyte balance in body cells. It enables the conversion of body glucose into energy. Potas    Read more


Herbs 

Ginseng

What is Ginseng? Ginseng is a popular herb used widely for cooking purposes. The root is used to make medicines. It is an important health supplement that helps overall body functions. Functions of Gi    Read more


Valerian

What is Valerian? Valerian is an herb often used in cooking or as a medicine, the root of which is used to make medicines. The drug extracted from the plant is often used as a sedative or antispasmodi    Read more


Ginger

What is Ginger? Ginger is a popular herb and health supplement. The underground stem of the plant is used for medicinal purposes. It is widely used in recipes or even as a paste for medicinal benefits    Read more


Green Tea

What is Green Tea? Green Tea is a special kind of tea often used to provide health benefits. The leaves are specially sought from the Camellia sinensis plant. The leaves are also used for medicinal pu    Read more


Garlic

What is Garlic? Garlic is a popular herb and health supplement used widely in Asian countries. It is considered to be an antiseptic in certain ways. It is commonly used for medicinal purposes and som    Read more


St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort is a popular herb widely used across the world. The leaves and flowers are used to make a wide range of medicines that help in the treatment and prevention of several diseases. Funct    Read more


Cassia Cinnamon

Cassia cinnamon is a plant, the flower and bark of which are used to make a wide variety of medicines used in the treatment of a wide range of diseases. Functions of Cassia Cinnamon Cassia Cinnamon ca    Read more


Gingko

Gingko is a herbal plant often used in a variety of recipes. The leaves of the plant are commonly used to make medicines. Sometimes the seeds may be used too, although, it isn’t common for medicines    Read more


Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle is a flowering plant belonging to the daisy and ragweed family. It is often used in various recipes as an herb or health supplement. The seeds and fruits are used to make various kinds of    Read more


Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a popular plant that is often used to make various kinds of medicines. Usually, the parts above the ground like the rhizome are used for medicinal purposes. Benefits of Wheatgrass Wheatg    Read more


Saw Palmetto

Saw Palmetto is a palm like plant that is considered to be an effective health supplement. The fruit of the Serenoa  plant is often used to make medicines that serve various purposes and aid in the t    Read more


Capsicum

Capsicum is a common daily use herb or plant. The fruit is used to make various kinds of medicine. It is normally used in salads or general recipes to add to the health benefits of various cuisines. I    Read more


Echinacea

Echinacea is an herb; the leaves, flower and root are often used to make different kinds of medicines. There are several species of Echinacea, some are used in general recipes too. They are also known    Read more


Hoodia

Hoodia is a flowering succulent plant with several medicinal properties found in the Kalahari desert. It is a beneficial health supplement which is sometimes used to make medicines too. Functions of     Read more


Super Foods 

Benefits Of Apple

There are a lot of different types of fruits and vegetables that can be consumed for better health benefits. If you nurse the    Read more


Soy – Dietary Supplement

What is Soy? Soy is an important health supplement that is extracted from soya beans. It is a natural source of protein. The     Read more


Fish Oil

What is Fish Oil? Fish oil is a natural oil found in fish and it can be obtained by eating fish meat directly. It is consider    Read more


Lime

What is Lime? Lime is a small yellow citrus fruit often used as an accessory in recipes. The peel, skin and oil are used to m    Read more


Asparagus

Asparagus is a popular dietary plant, parts of which are often used as seasoning or in recipes. The shoots, rhizome and root     Read more


Artichoke

Artichoke is a plant, parts of which are often used to make cooking spices. Whole parts may be used in recipes too. The roots    Read more


Cranberry

Cranberry is a well known and widely consumed fruit, the extracts of which are used for medicinal purposes. It is also an imp    Read more


Kiwi

Kiwi is a commonly used fruit and is often used in recipes and also to make medicines. The fruit or root extracts are specifi    Read more


Celery

Celery is a green plant often used in several recipes around the world. It has several health benefits. Furthermore, the frui    Read more


Grapes

Grape is a natural fruit, the skin, leaves and seeds of which are often used to make medicines suited for different purposes.    Read more


Spinach

Spinach is a green leafy vegetable; it belongs to Amaranthaceae family and scientifically known as spinacia oleracea. It con    Read more


Almonds

Almonds belong to the genus of Prunus and subgenus Amygdalus. It is a native tree of the middle east and South Asia. The frui    Read more


Broccoli

Broccoli is known as one of the most nutritional vegetables around. It is a member of Cole family which grows 1.5 to 2.5 feet    Read more


Avocado

Avocado is known as an alligator pear which belongs to the flowering plant family Lauraceae.  The tree is native to central     Read more


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