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Timing Your Vitamins

Timing Your Vitamins

Taking vitamins is an important way to ensure you meet your daily nutrient needs The timing of when we take vitamins, though, can be as vital as the fact that we take them. To ensure that we get the most out of vitamins and supplements when is the best time to take them? We asked Melissa Dorval, R.D., to help us understand when the best time is to take vitamins and supplements.

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How Much Fish Oil Should You Take?

How Much Fish Oil Should You Take?

Many people focus on the dosage of fish oil to take, like 1000 mg or 1200 mg, but it is really the omega-3 fatty acids that matter. The two types of omega-3 fatty acids to focus on are EPA and DHA. These omega-3s are naturally found in oily fish like salmon, halibut, sardines and anchovies, and are the very reason why fish oil supplements have received such high praise.

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A Guide to the B Vitamins

A Guide to the B Vitamins

The B vitamin family is made up of eight B vitamins. Although they are commonly recognized as a group and often work together in the body, each of the B vitamins performs unique and important functions. To help you better understand the roles of each of the B vitamins, we have put together a friendly guide to introduce you to each member of this important family of vitamins and to answer the common question, what are the roles of the eight B vitamins?

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Prenatal and Postnatal Vitamins and Nutrition

Nutritional Support Before During and After Your Pregnancy

Is parenthood a big responsibility? That might be the biggest understatement in the world. The duties of mothers and fathers are multifaceted and begin piling up even before your little bundle of joy arrives. It’s important to take care of yourself before, during and after pregnancy, so that you and your baby can get the healthy start and nutritional support you need. Pregnancy and lactation place higher calorie and nutrient demands on the body, since the mother must meet the nutritional needs of a growing baby without sacrificing her own nutrient requirements.

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Why are Nutrition & Supplement Facts labels changing?

In May 2016, The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its decision to update nutrition and supplement facts labels to “reflect new scientific information… [and] enable consumers to make better informed food [and health] choices.” Nature Made supports this decision and incorporates the latest nutrition research in the development of all its products to provide individuals with various supplement options to help support a healthy lifestyle.

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