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Cardiovascular Health

All About Vitamin E

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Image by Ella Olsson (more info) Vitamin E is part of a large family composed of tocopherols and tocotrienols. While alpha-tocopherol is officially recognized as E vitamin, it occurs as alpha, beta, gamma, delta tocopherol, and alpha, beta, gamma, delta tocotrienol. This vitamin plays a number of roles in the body, but its function as an […]

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Vitamin K: Vitamin K2 Improves Artery Health

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By: Maylin Rodriguez-Paez   Despite it being known as the “blood-clotting” vitamin, research shows vitamin K has anti-aging and even bone-building effects. Within the last couple of years, it has garnered even more attention for its potential role in preventing heart disease. Impressively, a recent study found that one of its sub-fractions, vitamin MK-7, improved […]

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