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  • 20 Vitamins And Supplements To Increase Longevity!

    By: Alex Stewart

    Everyone these days seems to still be looking for that magical fountain of youth. One of the many ways to achieve this goal is by focusing on proper nutrition, exercise, and taking vitamins and supplements.

    Date Added: Nov 1, 2010

  • The Pak: Where It's At.

    By: AnimalPak

    You are a bodybuilder, a powerlifter. You are serious and committed. That's why you're here. Well your nutrition should reflect your lifestyle. Hardcore training requires hardcore supplementation. And Animal Pak is as hardcore as it gets.

    Date Added: Sep 6, 2005

  • Bodybuilding Nutrition: Vitamins A to K.

    By: Ben Black

    This is the first article of my Bodybuilding Nutrition series, which is aimed at helping you get a better understanding of nutrition and how it affects our bodies. Today's topic: Vitamins - from A to K.

    Date Added: Apr 11, 2003

  • Water-Soluble Vitamins For Bodybuilders

    By: Big Cat

    In this article I will focus mainly on the water-soluble vitamins. They distinguish themselves from the fat-soluble vitamins because they don't store well in the body. The downside to this is that they get depleted fast and deficiency can occur in a very short time. Luckily they are highly present in foods. They are also the best ones to supplement with as they have the most anabolic properties and a very high toxicity line. Read on!

    Date Added: Jun 5, 2001

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Minerals And Trace Elements

    By: Big Cat

    The Fat-solubles differ from the watersolubles in their transport. They are usually found in the fatty substances of food and as such are taken in through the ingestion of these things. Without proper fat use and absorption you will not get enough of these vitamins. They have one key benefit, and that is there storage in the body. Learn about these to help you reach your goals.

    Date Added: Jun 11, 2001

  • ZMA FAQ!


    ZMA is a scientifically designed anabolic mineral formula. It contains Zinc Monomethionine Aspartate plus Magnesium Aspartate and vitamin B-6, and is an all-natural product that has been clinically proven to significantly increase anabolic hormone levels and muscle strength in trained athletes. Holy Mackeral!

    Date Added: Feb 14, 2001

  • Vitamins, Minerals, And Antioxidants!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    Vitamins and minerals are necessary for virtually all reactions to occur in the body. Both are very important and details about why will follow in this article.

    Date Added: Jul 25, 2005

  • What Supplements Should You Take?

    By: Clayton South

    One thing that bodybuilders must consider is how and where to spend their supplement dollars. Learn how to not waste your money!

    Date Added: Dec 7, 2002

  • #1 Food Nutrient Database

    By: Contributing Writer

    Find out what nutrients (protein, carbs, fat, calories, vitamins, minerals) are in the foods you eat! Search the database and find foods to fit your nutrition plan.

    Date Added: Mar 24, 2003

  • Vitamins: The Vital Nutrients!

    By: Contributing Writer

    Vitamins are essential nutrients required in very small amounts for normal metabolism, growth and physical well being. Learn all about vitamins, why you need them, why some need more than others and how they can help you fight diseases!

    Date Added: Oct 14, 2003

  • Vital Info: Vitamins

    By: Danial Samar

    Without vitamins, nothing happens. Even if only one of these critical substances is deficient, a bodybuilder's progress can be disrupted without warning. Virtually every energy production or muscle growth process we rely on so heavily is dependent upon a vitamin. Learn more!

    Date Added: Mar 29, 2002

  • The Lowdown On Antioxidants

    By: David Knowles

    These little trouble makers are produced naturally by the body as we obtain energy from our food in a process called oxidative phosphorylation.

    Date Added: Nov 6, 2002

  • What About Vitamin E?

    By: David Knowles

    When it was discovered, it was thought that the function of vitamin E in plants was strictly for reproductive purposes. Today, however, vitamin E is being termed a wonder vitamin due to its positive effects that are being seen in a vast number of health areas. Learn how it can help you and why you need more!

    Date Added: May 1, 2003

  • B-Vitamins For Bodybuilding Success & Good Health!

    By: David Robson

    Of all the vitamins required for optimal health and muscle gain, the B-complex could be the most important as their effects are multifarious and specifically beneficial to bodybuilders. Learn why.

    Date Added: Jul 27, 2004

  • Vitamins E & C: Why The RDA May Be Wrong!

    By: IDS Sports

    Is it possible that the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for certain vitamins such as E and C could be too low? Well to be frank, yes! But the question that needs to be asked is whether higher doses confer additional benefits?

    Date Added: Feb 28, 2003

  • All About Antioxidant Supplementation!

    By: ISSA

    I have collected a series of articles form various publications that collectively summarize many of the most current perspectives on supplementing antioxidants.

    Date Added: Sep 9, 2003

  • Too Much Vitamin C?

    By: Jayson Kroner

    A lot has changed in the past 70 years, and as the popularity of Vitamin C continues to escalate, there seems to be more and more confusion regarding how much of it we should be taking. Read on to find out more about the amount and safety of Vitamin C.

    Date Added: Apr 25, 2005

  • The Value Of Skin-Tastic Vitamins & Minerals!

    By: Jeff Behar

    The following are just a few of the more widely known vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements that are said to benefit the skin.

    Date Added: May 7, 2009

  • Vindicating Vitamins: Protecting Your Health Is Never A 'Waste'

    By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.

    Don't fall for sensational headlines and slanted science about vitamin/mineral supplementation. Nothing short of your long-term health is at stake.

    Date Added: Dec 20, 2013

  • Vitamins Complete!

    By: Joel Tietge

    Vitamins and minerals are generally considered to be the most important aspect of maintaining optimal health. Learn why!

    Date Added: Mar 5, 2003

  • Vitamins Complete: Part 2!

    By: Joel Tietge

    I've decided to focus on vitamins within food and other substances pertaining to what hippocrates calls the best medicine. Before getting on to the power of food, I would like to address an important concept known as synergism.

    Date Added: Mar 18, 2003

  • Vitamins Complete: Part 3!

    By: Joel Tietge

    This article is meant to get you familiar with the various beneficial compounds that are present in food. Many of these compounds have yet to be considered actual nutrients and are commonly unknown by most people.

    Date Added: Apr 15, 2003

  • Uncovering Vitamin C.

    By: Joel Tietge

    We're always told to take our vitamins and more often than not, the first vitamin that comes to mind is vitamin C. The term 'C complex' now has meaning and value. I'm hoping that this article will be the first in a series about common vitamins and uncommon knowledge.

    Date Added: Jul 22, 2003

  • D Up! The Case For More Vitamin D

    By: Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS

    Sometimes the recommended daily allowance is just one version of the story. As the chorus of voices demanding a higher RDA of vitamin D grows, it’s up to you to make sure you’re not putting your health at risk!

    Date Added: May 17, 2013

  • Knowing Your Vitamins And Minerals: Deficiency And Excess Side-Effects!

    By: Joseph Amici

    While Vitamins and Minerals are essential to your diet, it is nice to know what a serious deficiency and large excess of each can do to your mental and physical health! Learn more.

    Date Added: Sep 17, 2008

  • Antioxidant Power.

    By: Kim Brown

    According to research, a few months of consuming more antioxidants in the form of colorful fruits and vegetables and potentially supplementing with an antioxidant compound may reduce incidence of infection, quicken recovery and enhance daily performance.

    Date Added: Dec 3, 2004

  • Nature's Multivitamins.

    By: Kristi Lees

    Below are some of nature's super foods, multivitamins as they are made in nature. In there natural form they are a lot easier for the body to recognize, digest and assimilate.

    Date Added: Dec 15, 2004

  • Vitamin D - Why It's Essential For Muscle Health!

    By: Marie Spano

    If you want to build muscle tissue and strength, you probably pay close attention to your training regimen, supplements, and pack your diet with foods that promote a strong body. But, have you thought about your vitamin D intake?

    Date Added: Jul 12, 2010

  • How A Favorite Bodybuilding Supplement - The Multivitamin - Can Enhance Your Looks!

    By: Marie Spano

    If you've ever sat in a drug store staring at rows of multivitamins trying to figure out which one you should get, you aren't alone. Many people choose multivitamins for a little added health insurance or the promise of more energy. Find out more...

    Date Added: Aug 3, 2010

  • How Supplementing With Iron Can Fight Fatigue!

    By: Marie Spano

    Yes, our days are busy, but if you are fatigued all the time, it may not be your busy schedule that's sapping your energy. You may be dealing with an iron deficiency. Find out how iron helps fight fatigue.

    Date Added: Oct 27, 2010

  • Vitamin & Mineral Profiles

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Vitamins and minerals are essential to our survival. Even a small deficit of a key vitamin or mineral can be enough to get your whole body out of whack.

    Date Added: Sep 26, 2002

  • Vitamins And Minerals For Recovery And Repair.

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    Recovery and repair of tissues require a host of vitamins and minerals that participate in synthesis of new cells... Here is a list of those that have been shown to help. Read on to learn more...

    Date Added: Jan 23, 2006

  • The Importance Of Vitamins And Minerals!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    Vitamins and minerals, widely used by athletes and the general population are useful... Learn about types of vitamins and minerals and what they be used for right here.

    Date Added: Oct 4, 2007

  • Is Your Multivitamin Out Of Date? Beat Generics For Enhanced Muscle Growth!

    By: MuscleTech

    A regular multivitamin is a dietary backup, and a chance to make up the occasional nutrient gap. Discover how to recognize the correct muscle-building micronutrient profile to help build more muscle. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jul 8, 2009

  • The Skinny On Vitamin D: Fat-Soluble Vitamin Important For Health!


    Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that has recently garnered much media attention. The difficulty with Vitamin D is that it is naturally present in very few foods. Learn more...

    Date Added: Mar 26, 2009

  • Top 5 Benefits Of Vitamin D

    By: Nick Coker

    Vitamin D is an often-overlooked, under-consumed nutrient that plays a major role in your overall health and performance in the gym. Learn how to make sure you're getting enough so you can be on top of your game!

    Date Added: Jul 27, 2015

  • Training Tips: Your Friend The Multivitamin!

    By: Nick Nilsson

    Nick Nilsson's quick tips will help you get the results you are looking for from your training no matter what your goal.

    Date Added: Jul 24, 2003

  • The Many Benefits Of Vitamin D.

    By: Par Deus

    While there is evidence that excessive uv exposure is a risk for skin cancer, there is an equal risk in a lack of exposure. Are you getting enough sunlight? Learn about the many benefits of Vitamin D, the nutrient from the sun!

    Date Added: Apr 27, 2006

  • Importance Of Vitamin Supplementation: Guideline Helps You Fight Back!

    By: Raine Saunders

    The best way to ensure you receive more of what you need to stay healthy is through proper supplementation. Here's the latest on why vitamins are so important; includes a great guideline to support your efforts. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 23, 2009

  • The Power Of Vitamin C!

    By: Reform Mag

    No other vitamin seems to have so many favorable effects on the body than this incredible pill. Vitamin C is not readily stored in your body and therefore needs to be replenished on a daily basis. I think the other important reason to supplement with extra vitamin C is because most people don't get enough in their daily diet. Written by Rick Schaff.

    Date Added: Jun 16, 2003

  • Why You Need A Multivitamin To Achieve Your Health And Fitness Goals!

    By: Roger Lockridge

    Supplement ads are everywhere! But the one that you need is rarely seen - a multivitamin and mineral. Read on to discover why you need a great performance multivitamin to achieve your health and fitness goals!

    Date Added: Jun 9, 2010

  • Vitamin C - The Vitamin You Need To Succeed!

    By: Roger Lockridge

    Whether you want to lose fat or build muscle - or both - an active lifestyle means you need Vitamin C! And a lot of it! Learn more about how to get enough vitamin C to succeed at your goals below!

    Date Added: Jun 10, 2010

  • Where To Find Your Top 6 Minerals!

    By: Shannon Clark

    Right along with making sure you're getting a good vitamin intake, you also need to make sure you're looking at the mineral status of your diet. Here are the 6 main minerals that you should be thinking about.

    Date Added: Oct 9, 2009

  • The Top 10 Vitamins That Everyone Should Include In Their Diet!

    By: Shannon Clark

    Here are the main vitamins you should be concerned with and what to add to your diet to make sure you're getting enough. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 15, 2010

  • Getting The Facts Straight On Vitamin Truths!

    By: Shannon Clark

    An article recently published in Readers Digest attacked the use of a daily multivitamin-mineral supplement. Find out what Shannon Clark has to say in her defense for vitamin truths!

    Date Added: Jul 26, 2010

  • What Is The Importance Of Proper Vitamin And Mineral Supplementation?

    By: Topic Of The Week

    What is the importance of proper vitamin and mineral supplementation? Vitamins play a key role in bodily functions. In addition, vitamins support the immune system, nervous system, contribute to growth, etc... Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 8, 2009

  • Multi Vitamin and Minerals

    By: Travis Smith

    Multivitamin and mineral supplements are perhaps the most important single supplement that can be consumed by bodybuilders and athletes. For the human body to perform at its maximum potential, it must be fed a vast and complex array of vital nutrients. Learn more.

    Date Added: May 1, 2002

  • Pantothenic Acid

    By: Travis Smith

    n addition to being involved in the Krebs cycle of energy production, Vitamin B5 is involved in the production of red blood cells and adrenal hormones. The body converts it to a catalyst called coenzyme A. This catalyst is very critical to energy production in the body. Vitamin B5 works with the other B vitamins to help in the ATP making process. See what else it does!

    Date Added: Jul 23, 2000

  • Vitamin A

    By: Travis Smith

    Vitamin A is fat-soluble, stored in body fat. Although not necessary to intake every day, Vitamin A is vital to the body. 90% of it is stored in liver. See how it works and why you need it.

    Date Added: Jul 19, 2001

  • Vitamin C

    By: Travis Smith

    There are numerous benefits that can be attributed to Vitamin C, including strengthening of bones and connective tissue, aiding in the healing of wounds, and increasing the performance of the immune system. Perhaps one of Vitamin C’s best attributes is its amazing anti-oxidant ability. You'll be amazed when you finish this article at how much Vitamin C will help your workouts.

    Date Added: Jul 1, 2001

  • Vitamin E

    By: Travis Smith

    Vitamin E, along with Vitamin A is an incredibly powerful antioxidant. It is fat-soluble and produces the superoxide dismutase (SOD), a powerful free radical eliminator. Learn more about this amazing vitamin!

    Date Added: Jun 29, 2001

  • Video Tip Of The Week, #62: Sean Harley's Beginner Supplements Tip.

    By: Video Tip Of The Week

    2009 BodySpace Model Search winner Sean Harley brings you this week's Video Tip of the Week. Get Sean's suggestion for putting together a basic beginners supplement stack that will get you on your way to achieving your fitness goals.

    Date Added: Sep 22, 2009