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From the doc: Choosing an omega

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We know you try to take care of yourself. You work out, watch your diet, and take supplements. Is omega-3 fish oil part of your wellness routine? Omega-3 fish oils are one of the most important supplements you can take. Research shows that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids provides numerous benefits, including: Lower blood pressure Increased HDL (“good”) cholesterol Reduced risk of heart attack Lower levels of stress hormones, which is critical for weight loss …

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From the doc: Are you getting enough vitamin D?

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Vitamin D is important for regulating numerous functions in the body and preventing disease, but most people don’t get enough of it. Typically referred to as the “sunshine vitamin,” this vitamin actually acts more like a hormone. Your body produces vitamin D when you skin is exposed to sunlight, and it interacts with enzymes in the body to promote many important processes, including calcium absorption and bone remodeling (which is the process in which new …

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4 common questions about vitamins and supplements

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Vitamins and supplements can play an important role in a healthy lifestyle. Certain supplements can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and combat stress. If you’ve ever used supplements as part of your health and wellness plan — even if you’ve been taking them for a long time — you may have questions about their proper use and effectiveness. The following answers to 4 common questions about vitamins and supplements will help you …