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  • New Products to Support Immune Health

    Pathway Vitamins A and D and Pathway Zinc

    At Village Green Apothecary, we are always trying to bring you the best and most effective products. We also listen to our......

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  • Trace Minerals: Zinc

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    We have come to the end of our series from A to Zinc. In this last blog, we look at zinc. Zinc is a fundamental mineral that......

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  • Jump-Start Your Immune System for Fall

    cottagefallFall is the season of change. During this season it becomes obvious that change is necessary for the beauty of life to unfold. We learn to let go of old ways of......

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  • Four Reasons You Need Zinc

    Zinc is a fundamental mineral that is essential to human health and it plays a vital role in the development of hormones and immune molecules. It is also estimated that approximately 25% of people are deficient in zinc because of......

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  • Recommended by Dr. Oz to Fight Colds and Flu: Echinacea, Zinc, Vitamin D

    There are a lot of supplements that claim to boost your immune system and help fight colds and flu. Some work, some don’t... but these three supplements have a lot of research to back them up. Recommended by Dr. Oz......

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  • Antioxidants May Increase Fertility... in Men

    A recent study showed that between 30% to 80% of male subfertility cases may be improved by oral supplementation with antioxidants. A supplement containing vitamin C and E, zinc, folic acid, lycopene, garlic oil and selenium is associated with......

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  • Travel Health During the Holidays

    This information was posted back in the summer, but I figure that it applies to this time of year as well. Be well and stay healthy! It's a busy time of year for many of us, and while traveling should......

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  • Support Your Immune System: Zinc

    According to Earl Mindell in his book Vitamin Bible, "Zinc acts like a traffic policeman, directing and overseeing the efficient flow of body processes (and) the maintenance of enzyme systems and cells." So basically, it is involved in most bodily......

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  • Travel Essentials this Summer

    Traveling should be relaxing and enjoyable. Unfortunately, it can also be hard on your body. Recycled air on flights exposes you to cold and flu germs and jet lag can make you lose valuable days of vacation time. And, eating......

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  • Zinc Taste Test – A zinc deficiency test that you can do at home in 1 minute

    Zinc deficiency is almost epidemic. While it is an essential mineral needed nearly in all body tissues, more than 68% of adults receive less than two-thirds of the RDA for zinc. Also, vegetarians can need up to 50% more zinc......

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