Vitamin D and Magnesium Work Together to Promote Health

Vitamin D deficiency is common and can result in unregulated cell proliferation. The beneficial effects from vitamin D are dependent on sufficient magnesium intake.  Deficiency in either nutrient is associated with health problems including cardiovascular disease and conditions preceding diabetes that are associated with inflammation. Vitamin D and magnesium work together in Olivamine® VitalHealth to … Read more

Protecting the Brain with Taurine

Taurine is involved in many neurological activities and is also a powerful antioxidant that protects neurons from toxicities. Inflammation is associated with neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and taurine has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Other Olivamine® ingredients protect the brain and can help provide the remedy for maintaining healthy levels of inflammation.  Taurine has protective activity against … Read more

Medications Associated with Deficiencies in the Vital Micronutrient Zinc

Commonly prescribed drugs can lead to deficiencies in micronutrients including zinc. Zinc deficiencies play important roles in diseases like Alzheimer’s disease. Zinc deficiencies can result from taking medicines including antacids, diuretics and certain heart medications, and can occur in individuals with chronic diarrhea and liver problems. Olivamine® MultiVitamin can help remedy zinc deficiencies. Zinc deficiencies … Read more

How is Inflammation Related to Depression?

Inflammation is related to many health issues including diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Inflammation is also linked with depressed moods and increased levels of C-reactive protein (CRP). Importantly, magnesium deficiency has been associated with inflammation and anxiety. Olivamine® CalmMind is the remedy that helps maintain healthy levels of inflammation. Inflammation is associated with many health conditions … Read more

Folate Deficiency and Medications that Interfere with Folate Metabolism

Folate deficiency is linked with high homocysteine levels that have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.  Low levels of folate are also found in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Certain drugs like methotrexate interfere with folate metabolism. Folate levels may also be low in people who take anti-epileptic drugs. Olivamine® MultiVitamin can help remedy … Read more

5 Nutrients to Support Healthy Detox

Your body is constantly exposed to toxins from both internal and external sources. The body has natural mechanisms to help neutralize and eliminate toxins, but without adequate nutritional support those mechanisms can become depleted and overwhelmed leaving the body vulnerable leading to disease and premature aging.

6 Reasons You Should Use Nutritional Supplements

The purpose of nutritional supplements is to provide your body with adequate nourishment to make up for shortfalls from the diet especially during times when your body has higher nutritional demands. Here are 6 circumstances that increase your nutritional requirements and may merit the use of dietary supplements.