youutekk Health Articles & Self-Care — Supplements

The Essentials of Vitamin B12

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The Essentials of Vitamin B12

What's B12? A deficiency in vitamin B12 can lead to a decline in brain volume and yet supplementing with B12 can change our mood and serotonin levels.

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Muscle Health, Growth, and Maintenance

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Muscle Health, Growth, and Maintenance

Maintaining muscle health throughout your life may be one of the most important things you do. Your muscles are responsible for all your movement and many neglect to take care of them, either through lack of exercise, supplementation, or having a poor diet. Taking care of your muscles can improve everything from sleep, to immune strength, to how well your muscles function later in your life.  Age-related muscle loss, called sarcopenia, is a natural part of aging. After age 30, you begin to lose as much as 3% to 5% per decade. Most men will lose about 30% of their...

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Sleep Support

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Sleep Support

Sleep is important for your health. Here are youutekk's tips and advice for higher quality sleep. 

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Zinc

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Zinc
Zinc provides support to the immune system, cardiovascular and neurological, helps maintain vision in the elderly, helps regulate enzymatic activity, hormone production, regulate protein and DNA synthesis, thyroid and bone metabolism

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What Can Vitamin D Do For You?

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What Can Vitamin D Do For You?

Your body produces vitamin D naturally when it’s directly exposed to sunlight. You can also get it through certain foods and supplements to ensure adequate levels of the vitamin in your blood. Not getting enough of it can lead to bone issues and other health risks. Vitamin D can improve your immune system, strengthen your bones, reduce the risk of heart disease, regulate mood, ward off depression, and help with healthy weight loss.  Vitamin D is an essential vitamin. It can be found in some foods, such as salmon, egg yolks ,shrimp, and orange juice. It can also be found...

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