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Make The Connection

April 10, 2014









There is definitely a connection between hair loss & vitamin deficiency

Most people are surprised to learned that a well balanced diet and healthy lifestyle both play a role. In fact, vitamin deficiency is one of the most common causes of hair loss. The hair can be an indicator of poor health, any nutritional deficiencies can lead to problems like dryness, brittleness, dandruff and ultimately hair loss. When your body is depleted of the essential vitamins and minerals, it will trigger a defense mechanism to ensure supply of nutrients for the vital organs. It accomplishes this by not providing these nutrients to the lesser organs, which includes the hair. Without proper nourishment, strands oh hair begin to fall off. Experts agree that a healthy well balanced diet with the right mix of protein, iron, and other nutrients can help improve the health, look, and feel of your hair.


Well Balanced Diet


Besides being rich in protein and vitamin D (both are key to strong hair) the omega-3 fatty acids found in this tasty cold-water fish are the true superstar. Your body can't make those fatty acids, if your body can’t make it you must take it. which your body needs to grow hair. About 3% of the hair shaft is made up of these fatty acids. Omega-3s are also found in cell membranes in the skin of your scalp, and in the natural oils that keep your scalp and hair hydrated.There are a number of other options if you don’t like salmon. Fish like herring, sardines, trout, and mackerel also provide essential fatty acids. These fatty acids can also avocado, pumpkin seeds, and walnuts also get essential fatty acids.


Proper Supplementation

Why Heart Health Essential Omega III is better*:

Unlike most products available, Heart Health Essential Omega III contains what studies reveal to bethe most effective dose of EPA and DHA to promote cardiovascular health†.


While some competitors utilize larger fish, Heart Health Essential Omega III contains fish oil from small cold water fish (sardines and anchovies) off the coast of Peru that are less likely to contain toxins due to their vegetarian diet and short lifespan.Each source of fish oil undergoes multiple purification processes and is free of mercury, lead, PCPs and other heavy metals.The key thing to remember about supplementation: It's not the supplements that you take that makes a difference in your health; it's what your body absorbs that makes a difference in your health.

Winifred Bate-Pope, R.Ph.

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