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Nutraceuticals: What is It? - [An Overview]

Nutraceuticals: What is It? - [An Overview]

* Verified by a US-based board-certified doctor. Nutraceutical therapy is gaining popularity due to its myriad benefits.  These nutrients are fairly new on the scene, so we at Groovemind felt we should provide a break down of these benefits. Nutraceuticals are substances extracted from different foods and in most cases sold as medicinal products with various health benefits. These substances are often core building blocks in our bodies. Here are some other things that will astound you about nutraceuticals: We Need Nutraceuticals There is a lot of contradicting information on vitamins ...

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Huperzine A: What it is? Benefits & Consumption of Huperzine-A

Huperzine A: What it is? Benefits & Consumption of Huperzine-A

What is Huperzine-A? * Verified by a US-based board-certified doctor. Huperzine-A is a chemical purified and extracted from the Chinese club moss. It is then carefully and extensively manipulated in a lab to become a purified drug. Many people see Huperzine-A, also known as selagine, as a drug, although it is still listed as a dietary supplement.  Huperzine-A should not be confused with similar-sounding medications on the market, like selegiline (Eldepryl) or Huperzine's brand name Cerebra. And it should not be mistaken for any of the other similar-sounding brand names of other drugs, lik...

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Nutraceutical Products and Uses – Prenatal Vitamins

Nutraceutical Products and Uses – Prenatal Vitamins

* Verified by a US-based board-certified doctor. Prenatal vitamins, a type of nutraceuticals, are recommended to pregnant women because they are an important part of pregnancy nutrition.  They provide several benefits to both pregnant women and the baby they are carrying. When pregnant, a woman’s body has increased nutritional demands.  In particular, there may be specific minerals and vitamins that women need and are not getting enough of from a typical diet.  Prenatal vitamins are available in two major forms: chewables and liquids. Standard prenatal vitamins often are comprised of iron,...

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Nootropic Alpha Lipoic Boosts Brain Protection

Nootropic Alpha Lipoic Boosts Brain Protection

* Verified by a US-based board-certified doctor. Alpha Lipoic has become a buzz word in the world of nootropic supplements, and for good reason. It boasts a host of benefits which has made it gain popularity with users looking to increase levels of ALA in their bodies and boost brain protection. What is Alpha Lipoic?  It is a naturally occurring nootropic compound, meaning that the body produces its own supply. It primarily serves as a source of energy production. However, our bodies only produce this compound in small amounts.  In order to get optimum levels of Alpha Lipoic you must tak...

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Nutraceutical Products: Vitamin D3

Nutraceutical Products: Vitamin D3

* Verified by a US-based board-certified doctor. Vitamin D3, also known as cholecalciferol, refers to the bioavailable and common form of vitamin D.  You can get vitamin D3 from a few foods, but generally in small quantities. The most popular and common route to get sufficient vitamin D3 is directly from sunlight through the skin. Although this vitamin is essential proper body function, a large portion of people do not get sufficient amounts of Vitamin D3. Some of the most popular dietary sources of Vitamin D3 are sardines, shiitake mushrooms, eggs and fatty fish like tuna and salmon.   ...

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Nutraceutical Benefits – Raspberry Ketones

Nutraceutical Benefits – Raspberry Ketones

* Verified by a US-based board-certified doctor. Perhaps you have already heard that the nutraceuticals raspberry ketones helps melt fats away, while others say that they are excellent for overall body health. Nutraceutical raspberry ketones are buzzing in the supplements world and that is due to the significant and fast benefits users are reporting.   What are raspberry ketones? They are natural compounds or chemicals in raspberries which are responsible for the aroma in raspberries. Raspberries belong to the rose family. Given the fruit’s fantastic taste and smell, it happens...

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