Category: Micronutrients

Jun
22
2017

How to build and maintain healthy bones. Bone Health 101

It’s all about diet and exercise! Welcome to the Be Healthy! Be Happy!’s College of Bone Health: Bone Health 101. Even though we rarely give our bones much thought, even…

Jun
19
2017

What do bones do? Bone Health 101

You’ll be surprised! Bones are amazing! Welcome to Be Healthy! Be Happy! College of Bone Health – Bone Health 101. Bones are amazing! Much more than providing the structural framework…

Nov
05
2016

Vitamin B12 guards against heart disease, stomach disorders, and nervous system deterioration

Vitamin B12 works to preserve DNA, neurotransmitter, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular integrity. Over all, it benefits you by protecting against cardiovascular disorders, stomach inflammation, anemia and nervous system deterioration.

Oct
29
2016

Copper regulates energy production, nervous system function and acts as an antioxidant

This is Dr. Jim for Be Healthy! Be Happy! Today I’m talking about the nutritional benefits of copper. Copper works to ensure the regulation of energy production, and nervous system function. In addition, studies show copper has important anti-oxidant activities …

Oct
29
2016

Selenium modulates the metabolic functions necessary for immune function

Today I’m talking about the nutritional benefits of selenium. Selenium is important to ensure the regulation of metabolic functions, especially those necessary for immune function. Selenium deficiency may enhance the progression or virulence of some viral diseases …

Oct
29
2016

Zinc deficiency leads to impaired growth, pregnancy complications and impaired immune system function

Today I’m talking about the nutritional benefits of zinc. Zinc is important to ensure the regulation of metabolic functions. Zinc deficiency can lead to impaired growth and development in children, complications during pregnancy …