Vitamin K

Vitamin K Capsules

Vitamin K is a fat soluble dietary nutrient that is essential for the binding of proteins to calcium. Vitamin K deficiencies can lead to bone weakening and blood coagulation problems. Vitamin K and Acne Vitamin K is rarely used as a Naturopathic treatment for acne. There is no reliable evidence that indicates Vitamin K supplementation has a …

Vitamin E

Vitamin E Supplements

Vitamin E is a fat soluble dietary nutrient that is found in many types of plant-based oils, nuts, vegetables and fish. Vitamin E refers to a group of tocopherol and tocotrienol compounds, which have antioxidant properties and are essential for many important biological functions. Vitamin E is one of the most popular vitamin supplements. Vitamin …

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Capsules

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is important for many biological systems, including the immune system. Vitamin D is not naturally present in many foods, but it is commonly added to certain types of food (eg. Milk, Breakfast Cereal). In humans, Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin when it is exposed to …

Vitamin C

Vitamin C Tablets

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for several biological processes in the human body. Vitamin C is one of the most commonly used nutritional supplements. Vitamin C is an antioxidant and it is added to many products as a preservative. Oral Vitamin C supplements are purported to boost the immune system and …

Vitamin B Complex

B Complex Vitamins

Vitamin B Complex is a term that describes dietary supplements which contain all 8 types of Vitamin B. The eight distinct forms of Vitamin B are: B1 (Thiamine) B2 (Riboflavin) B3 (Niacin) B5 (Pantothenic Acid) B6 (Pyridoxine) B7 (Biotin) B9 (Folic Acid) B12 (Cobalamin) Each form of Vitamin B has a different function in the …

Vitamin A

Vitamin A Supplement

Vitamin A a fat-soluble nutrient that is essential for a wide range of biological functions. It is necessary for normal growth and development, a healthy immune system, eyesight and much more. It is found in many foods, especially green, leafy vegetables. Vitamin A and Acne Vitamin A supplementation is frequently used as a Naturopathic treatment for acne. …

Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian Diet

A Vegetarian Diet is a primarily plant-based diet that is devoid of meats, fish and poultry. Unlike a vegans, vegetarians allow themselves to eat certain types of animal-derived products, such as eggs and dairy. Pesca-vegetarianism is a form of vegetarianism that also allows for the consumption of fish and other types of seafood. Vegetarianism and …

Vegan Diet

Vegetables are an important part of a vegan diet

Vegan Diets are plant-based diets that exclude all animal products, including eggs and dairy. Strict versions of Veganism also exclude insect-derived products, such as honey. Many Vegan diets also exclude heavily-processed foods, such as refined starches and sugars. Veganism is purported to have many positive health benefits and is becoming an increasingly popular dietary choice in …

Sulfur

Pure Sulfur Powder

Sulfur has been used since antiquity for the treatment of skin diseases. Sulfur-laden hot springs are widely touted for their healing properties. Sulfur is one of the most commonly prescribed topical acne therapies in Naturopathic medicine. Sulfur and Acne Overall, the available clinical research is split on the efficacy of sulfur as a treatment for …