Vitamins

Surviving the Winter Blues

 

 

The northwest Rocky Mountains can be a challenge to endure if you are not overly excited about winter, the snow and cold, and dark gray days.  The mountains tend to be more like 6 seasons as opposed to 4.  We add falter between fall and winter, and sprinter between spring and winter.  Many who like the snow and enjoy spring skiing or elk hunter before full on winter appreciate the early and late snow, but for those who do not, it adds to the long months of winter. If the cold and snow is not your favorite thing but you are living here in Bozeman anyway, there are a few things that you can do to help survive the winter and not get depressed.

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Don’t be S.A.D, You live in Bozeman!

 

 

As we approach the shortest day of the year, we here in Bozeman really feel the affects of less sunlight each day. There is a true medical condition associated with this change called seasonal affective disorder or S.A.D for short. SAD is a really appropriate acronym because that’s exactly what happens to people who suffer from the shorter days with less sunlight, they become sad.   Read more »

Vitamin D – Not Just for Bones Anymore

Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”, has long been recognized for its role in keeping bones and teeth strong and healthy but did you know that is only one of its many roles.  Research is uncovering many of the health benefits of Vitamin D leading to its increased popularity and utilization.

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The Many Health Benefits of Vitamin K

Vitamin K, often called the “forgotten vitamin”, is best known for its role in blood clotting but it also has many other essential roles in keeping your body healthy.   This special fat-soluble vitamin is found in three different forms. Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) is found naturally in green vegetables such as collard greens, spinach, kale, salad greens, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cabbage.

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5 Tips to Help You Select a High Quality Vitamin

Selecting a high quality vitamin isn’t always easy. With so many companies claiming they have the “best” product choosing the right supplement can seem impossible. How do you know which one to choose? How can you be sure it is natural?

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