When to Start Taking Prenatal Vitamins

Before you worry about breastfeeding or babyproofing your house, there’s one key step you need to take to keep your baby healthy and safe: prenatal vitamins. Here’s how (and when) to take them.

Hair loss affects men and women

Which Vitamin Deficiencies Cause Hair Loss?

Vitamins serve a variety of functions to keep you looking and feeling your best, and that includes that marvelous mane of yours! Here’s what you need to know about deficiencies and hair loss.

What Are the B-Complex Vitamins?

Looking for a vitamin to support your energy metabolism as well as other aspects of health? B-lieve it or not, all the B vitamins help with metabolism, but some bring a few other benefits to the table.

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Liposomal Vitamin C Benefits

The newest way to take vitamin C is in a liposomal form. So what is liposomal vitamin C, and how is it different from other forms of this popular supplement?

Does Folic Acid Have Benefits for Men?

Folic acid has a big reputation, especially when it comes to women’s health. But what about the guys? Turns out there may be benefits of folic acid for men. From heart and brain health to healthy reproductive function, let’s explore whether this should be a must-have in every guy’s supplement regimen.

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, and together with vitamin K, it benefits your bones

Vitamin K2 And D3: Should You Take Them Together?

Vitamin D3 and vitamin K2 offer great bone and heart health benefits; combined, they’re even more powerful. Learn more about this dynamic duo.

Does B12 Give You Energy?

The body uses vitamin B12 to get energy from the foods you eat, but does a B12 dietary supplement really increase energy? It’s not really a true “yes” or “no” answer—here’s why.

Spring salad recipe, full of vitamin B1

12 Foods High in Thiamine (Vitamin B1) + Recipe

Want to “B” healthy? These foods (and a healthy spring salad recipe) can help you claim the health benefits of thiamine.

12 Foods High in Vitamin D: Are They Enough?

Sunshine is a great way to get vitamin D, but you can load up through foods as well. We’ve got the top 12 foods for this whole-body health booster and some quick tips on how to maximize your vitamin D health benefits.

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Do Vitamins Expire? Storage, Safety & Disposal Tips

Those expiration dates are there for a reason! Our tips for safe storage will help you keep your vitamins and supplements at peak potency.

22 Best Sources of Vitamin E

Trying to get more vitamin E in your diet? Good news: some of the tastiest fruits, vegetables and legumes are great sources of this antioxidant-packed vitamin. Mango-spinach smoothies, anyone?

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How Much Vitamin D is Too Much?

Getting enough of the sunshine vitamin is key to overall wellness—from your bones to your heart to your immune system. But can there be too much of a good thing? As it turns out, there is…

Folate vs Folic Acid: Best Form to Take?

Folate and folic acid are both forms of vitamin B9. Discover which form may be best for you, especially if you have a genetic mutation that leads to impaired folic acid metabolism. Plus, how to test for genetic mutations and the benefits of this important B vitamin.

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Vegan Vitamin D: Food vs. Supplements

What are the differences between vitamin D and vegan vitamin D—and why is it so important for vegans to have enough vitamin D in their diets?

Is Zinc Good for Your Immune System?

Feeling less than your best? Support your immune system all season long with powerful, fast-acting zinc supplements.

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Why Should I Take Multivitamins Every Day? A Helpful Guide

If you follow a healthy diet, why do you even need to take a multivitamin? We’ll dive deep into this controversial question.

Does Vitamin C Help Support the Immune System?

Learn about why Vitamin C is a star player in immune health, how it supports bone, skin and heart health, and how to get the most out of this essential nutrient.

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How Can I Raise My Vitamin D Level Quickly?

Got enough of the sunshine vitamin? Here’s how to tell what your vitamin D levels are and how to raise them quickly if you are vitamin D deficient.

What Makes Vitamin K Supplements Special

Vitamin K helps your body make use of calcium—and that’s important for heart and bone health. But where does vitamin K come from?

Variety of ingredients with vitamin C and D to help boost immune system

Using Vitamin C and D to Boost Your Immune System

Get the lowdown on vitamins C and D, two nutrients that play a critical role in immune health.

How to Take Powder Supplements

Trying to meet your nutritional needs but capsules aren’t your cup of tea? It might be time to mix things up with powder supplements. Here’s how to scoop your way to good health, plus fun (and tasty) ways to incorporate powder supplements into your day.

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10 Vitamins & Supplements for Energy

Coffee is great when you need a short-term energy boost, but for energy that lasts, you need the right nourishment. Here are our top 10 picks for energy supplements to help you power through your day...every day!

Vitamin C and Zinc: Should You Take Them Together?

Vitamin C and zinc are household names when it comes to immune health. So how do these supplements work—and what are their other benefits?

Vitamin B3 is essential for hundreds of biological processes

Niacin Flush vs. No Flush: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to niacin, what’s better: flush or no flush? The answer may surprise you. Here’s what you need to know about taking vitmain B3 in high doses.

Buffered Vitamin C: What's the Difference?

Vitamin C supplements are popular, especially during certain seasons. Loading up on higher doses might be the extra kick your immune system needs, but it may not be the best option for people with sensitive stomachs. Fortunately, a lesser-known form of vitamin C may be the best approach.

Stuffed avocados are an easy low-carb dish

Stuffed Avocado: A Delicious Low-Carb Lunch

The only thing better than a creamy avocado is an avocado stuffed with your favorite filling! Add a scoop of chicken salad or chickpea stuffing—and the best lunch of your life is served.

8 Best Gluten-Free Snacks Ideas (+ Granola Bar Recipe)

Going gluten-free doesn’t have to mean going hungry! We’ve got some great gluten-free snack ideas for easy snacks to make at home, including a recipe that will make granola bars your new go-to.

Steak fajitas are loaded with veggies and nutrients

How to Make Steak Fajitas: Easy Recipe

Fajitas made with fresh vegetables and grilled steak are a ­ Tex-Mex favorite, and they make for a simple, tasty and nutritious meal.

What Are Non-GMO Supplements? All You Need to Know

Feeling confused about non-GMO, GMO-free, and organic labels? We’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about non-GMO supplements.

Stuffed bell peppers loaded with vitamins A,C, and K

Easy Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

Ready to score a crowd-pleaser? These quick and easy stuffed bell peppers are the perfect game day recipe. Stuffed peppers are packed full of nutrients, are freezer safe, and are easily customizable.

Nattokinase and Vitamin K: The Hidden Link

Natto is a Japanese fermented soy food with an abundance of vitamin K. Here’s more on how it supports healthy blood flow and overall heart health.

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The Best Supplements for Women

Ladies, are you up to your eyeballs in work, childcare and other responsibilities that your health ends up on the backburner? These supplements can help you stay at your best, physically and emotionally, even amidst the chaos.

3 Ways to Know You’re Choosing the Best Vitamins and Supplements

Want the best for your health? Match nutrients to your health goals and ask about a supplement's purity and potency before you buy.