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Got the winter blues? Vitamin B12 and other B vitamins may help alleviate depression

Posted November 30, 2013

Adding vitamins to your diet can help reduce the feeling of depression, winter blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). B vitamins, especially vitamin B12, have been shown to help those suffering from feelings of anxiety or depression. Winter depression and seasonal affective disorder are not only mental conditions. B vitamins are major contributors to how the brain and nervous system function, so getting proper nutrients in the diet can improve mood.

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Nutrient blend may stop bone loss & reduce fracture risk: DSM study

Posted April 30, 2012

A combination of the soy isoflavone genistein, omega-3s, and vitamins D3 and K1 may boost bone density and reduce the risk of fracture after falls for postmenopausal women, says a new study.

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