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Archive for September, 2012

The Difference between Two “Normals”

Vitamin D regulates the calcium levels in blood. A prolonged overdose of this vitamin, also known as vitamin D toxicity, causes calcium levels to rise over a certain limit, resulting in complications, such as coma and cardiac arrest. So, how much vitamin D will cause toxic levels of calcium to build up in the blood? […]

Lucky Vitamin Presents: Suki Skincare

Lucky Vitamin is proud to introduce another top quality brand of personal care products: Suki Skincare. Suki Evolutionary Skin Care Science has completely evolved synthetic-free personal care products from traditional to cutting-edge. This exclusive brand offers a complete line of personal care products created after years of collaboration with cosmetic chemists and traditional herbalists. Suki […]

Google Shopping Censors Vitamins & Natural Products!

From around July of this year, you can no longer see vitamin supplements and other health products in the “Google Shopping Portal” results, if you are an online buyer from America. Natural News, in their article, “Google Shopping blocks all vitamins and natural products – glitch or deliberate censorship?,” cites claims from inside sources that […]

The Supplement Controversy

There is a continuing controversy on whether nutritional supplements are beneficial, useless or even harmful. The media generally tends to highlight the negative opinions of health officials on the use of supplements. Carrie Gann of ABC News does the same in “Should You Take a Multivitamin?,” emphasizing various views, all more or less implying that […]

Are the Vitamins in Your Diet Enough?

Vitamins in your normal diet may be enough to prevent the more obvious vitamin deficiency diseases like beriberi and scurvy. But, can you achieve optimum health without the use of nutritional supplements? According to a recent research, a daily intake of multivitamin containing large amounts of vitamin C can prolong your life by six years! […]

Research Shows Niacin (B-3) Effective Against Staph Infections

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that Niacin (vitamin B3) supplementation offers an effective alternative to antibiotic treatment of staph infections. The research, supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, concluded that a megadose of vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) was able to kill antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria in both human […]

Week of 9/9/12 LuckyBlog Recap

In this week’s discussion, we have covered the following topics: Every person has an opinion about dietary supplements, but it is always better to hear what the experts say about the subject. NBC News – Today Health shares what Dr. Andrew Weil has to say about the topic in this article. Dietary supplements are everywhere […]

The Benefits of Taking Vitamin Supplements

Many people are taking dietary (vitamins and minerals) supplements in addition to their daily diet with the objective of improving one’s general health and wellness. People should not mistake dietary supplements as complete replacements for eating right or eating enough. Proper nourishment through food and fluids is still the best way to take care of […]

Lucky Vitamin Presents: Bell Plantation

Lucky Vitamin is happy to present another top quality brand of health foods to our customers: Bell Plantation. Bell Plantation offers a unique line of peanut butter products for health conscious and physically active consumers. The company believes that is possible to achieve great things with the humble peanut. Peanut butter has always been a […]

What Are the Effects of Vitamin E on Acne?

If you have acne and someone says you need vitamin E, will you instantly believe it? Charlotte Skiles discusses on video the effects of Vitamin E on acne with a video transcript at the bottom of the page.  Charlotte’s suggestions are very beneficial to people who have tried many different ways to take care of […]

Vitamin A Supplement as a Treatment Option

Vitamin A is required for the proper growth of an individual as well as for good vision, reproduction, and repair of skin and other epithelial tissue. Therefore, vitamin A supplement is the helpful for problems caused by its deficiency, such as certain cataracts, night blindness, and skin problems such as acne and eczema. MedlinePlus mentions […]

New Study Shows Potential Benefits of Vitamin E

When talking about essential vitamins and minerals, the importance of vitamin E is never in doubt. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects cell membranes and other fat-soluble parts of the body, such as low-density lipoprotein-LDL (bad cholesterol), from damage. It’s even more encouraging to discover that recent studies continue to find new benefits of […]

The Benefits of Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) has many health benefits. These include improving the metabolism of a person, an important factor for maintaining an ideal weight. A more life-promoting benefit is that riboflavin aids in the production of healthy, mature red blood cells, which are essential for the sustenance of life. Other functions that are carried out by […]

Who Should Take Dietary Supplements and Why?

Do you think you need to take vitamins and other health supplements?  Marcelle Pick, an obstetric gynecologist, talks about who needs vitamins and supplements and why they are necessary for the body.  She also discusses the link between vitamins, chronic diseases, hormonal imbalance, stress, and why your normal nutrition may not be enough. If you […]

Lucky Vitamin Presents: Spider Bottle

Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce another premium brand of water bottles: Spider Bottle. The Spider Bottle is the optimal accessory for sport, fitness, and a nutritious diet, as well as being an ideal multipurpose device for use in everyday life, during travel, or in the kitchen. All Spider bottles are BPA-free and all parts […]