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Archive for October, 2008

Double the Vitamin D Dosage a Day

A new study recommends that children should get double the amount of vitamin D to prevent serious diseases. The report by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that millions of children will need to take vitamin D supplements in order to reach the new recommendation of 400 international units daily, an upgrade from the previous […]

Building Up the Immune System for the Winter

You make the same mistake every year and always end up saying: next year I’ll start earlier. You wait until early January to start preparing your immune system for the cold winter days, only to find out it’s too late to prevent. You catch a cold and then run to a store to try to […]

The Clean Way to Wash Your Hair

A recent study shows that some of the major brands for shampoo and conditioner may not be healthy for your hair and scalp. Some of the ingredients generally used by the top leaders manufactures could be damaging hair follicles and creating scalp irritation. People are not aware of these potentially dangerous ingredients as they are […]

Healthy Treat for Halloween

Halloween is just a couple weeks away. The tradition of trick-or-treating goes back to the middle ages. Kids love to dress up in costumes and go door to door asking for treats on the night on October 31st, no doubt, everyone is going to have a good time. Yes, “Trick-or-treat?” is a lot o fun […]

The Fuel for a Great Workout: Glutamine

Glutamine is an important amino acid involved in more metabolic processes than any other protein building block. Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the human system and is converted to glucose when more glucose is required by the body as an energy source. Some athletes take glutamine as a supplement, serving as a source […]

Herb of the Week: Artichoke

We always hear the same thing: “You should eat vegetables because they are good for you”. True, but some people wonder why they are actually good for you. What do certain vegetables provide? For example, what kind of benefits do we get from eating artichokes? In fact, this funny looking vegetable may provide some important […]

Sugar Sub? Switch to Stevia

A recent study indicates that Splenda should not be used as an artificial sweetener. The results of the report conducted by the Duke University Medical Center indicates that Splenda pose a threat to the people who consume the product, reducing the body’s ability to absorb beneficial drugs and nutrients. The study shows Splenda reduces the amount […]

Winners of “Best of Supplements” Award on LuckyVitamin

Lucky Vitamin is proud to announce that Fem-Dophilus and Bone-Up, two of our best seller products, have won the 2008 “Best of Supplements” award by Better Nutrition Magazine. The two products made by Jarrow Formulas are the winners of this important award, recognizing outstanding supplement products in categories ranging from heart and immunity to pain relief […]

Vitamin of the Week: Chewable Multiples

Taking supplements can be difficult. We know the importance of taking a multi vitamin but sometimes it’s hard to remember taking tablets every day. Vitamin supplementation needs to be taken on a daily basis in order to produce significant results. Some people forget to take their vitamins too often, affecting the efficiency of the product and your […]

The Antioxidant Power of Noni Juice

Are you looking for a good antioxidant? Would you like something to enhance your immune system? Noni juice can be next supplement on your shopping list. People normally feel frustrated trying to boost the immune system, as several products do not provide significant results. Noni juice is one of the hottest supplements and several people are […]

Meal Replacement vs. Protein Shakes

Protein shakes are helpful products to support a healthy and well balanced diet. Meal replacements are just as efficient, promoting diet stability and providing vitamins and minerals. However, some people cannot make the difference between a shake and a meal replacement. Improper intake may be diminishing all the potential benefits of these products. Don’t be […]

Lucky Vitamin Presents Garden of Life Vitamin Code

We are glad to announce: is now offering the new line of vitamins by Garden of Life. The Vitamin Code is a revolutionary discovery that will change the way you take vitamins forever. The secret is the ingredients used for the entire line of vitamins and minerals. Garden of Life has created a true […]

Lucky Vitamin Diet: First Results

It’s been two weeks since we started the Lucky Vitamin diet. Clark and Ace, two of our employees, are trying to lose some weight and we are tracking their results step by step: diets, supplements and exercise program. Our guys have been able to accomplish some positive results. Off to an impressive start, Ace has […]

Herb of the Week: Yohimbe

Male impotence is a very common problem these days. Stress, hectic lifestyle, poor diet and lack of physical activity are likely reasons men may be struggling with their sexual performance. Many guys may be considering taking a sex enhancer but the same question comes up: is it safe? Are they any side effects? Male sexual performance enhancer […]

Eating Garlic, Feeling Good

Garlic is one of the most popular ingredients in culinary. Part of the onion family, garlic (Allium sativum) is commonly used as a seasoning or condiment. Garlic salt is also widely used around the world, adding a delicious taste to many popular dishes. Garlic bread is one of the best sellers as well. The bulb of […]