Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

December 7, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin B1, also called thiamine or thiamin, is one of the water soluble B vitamins. It is naturally present in some foods, added to others […]

Vitamin K

December 6, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin found primarily in leafy green vegetables. It is required for the synthesis of proteins involved in homeostasis(blood clotting) […]

Vitamin E

December 5, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin E occurs naturally in many foods, is fortified into others and is also available as a supplement. It is a fat soluble vitamin, and […]

Vitamin D

December 4, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin D is naturally present on very few foods but many foods are commonly fortified with it. It is also produced when ultraviolet rays hit […]

Vitamin C

December 3, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin C is required for the biosynthesis of collagen, L-Carnitine and certain neurotransmitters; it is also involved in protein metabolism. Collagen is an essential component […]

Vitamin A

December 2, 2019 charles 0

Over the course of the next few weeks we will be taking a deep dive into all of the essential vitamins and minerals. The series […]

Water and Health

July 9, 2019 charles 0

The weight of an adult is comprised of approximately 60% water. The heart and brain both consist of about 73% water, and the lungs clock […]