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Choline

Choline is an essential nutrient that can be made in small amounts in the liver, but not in sufficient quantities to meet the body’s needs, so it must be acquired through diet or supplements. Choline plays a role in several biological functions, including mood and memory regulation, as well as muscle control and cellular support. […]

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Inositol

Inositol (Myo-Inositol was once referred to as Vitamin B-8) is a natural sugar that can be produced in the human body through the conversion of glucose in the kidneys. Because it can be produced in the body, it is no longer considered an essential nutrient. Inositol in its phospholipid forms, is essential for fat metabolism […]

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Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B-6, also known as Pyridoxine, is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. B-6 is related to numerous functions in the body, such as neurotransmitter support and homocysteine regulation, but it is mostly involved in protein metabolism. B-6 is not produced internally, so it must be supplied through diet and/or supplements regularly. B-6 […]

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Vitamin B-5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Vitamin B-5, also known as Pantothenic Acid, is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. The primary function of B-5 is the synthesis of coenzyme A (CoA) and acyl carrier protein (ACP). B-5 plays a major role in breaking down fats and sugars for energy. Pantothenic Acid and its derivatives cannot be stored in […]

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Vitamin B-3 (Niacin)

Vitamin B-3, also known as Niacin, is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. Niacin has several derivative forms, but it mainly acts as a precursor to the coenzymes NAD and NADP. Niacin plays a major role in digestion, cell development, and nerve function. A form of Niacin can be produced in the liver […]

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Vitamin B-2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B-2, also known as Riboflavin, is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. Riboflavin is a major component of two coenzymes, flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine (FAD), that play major roles in energy production and in the metabolism of fats. Riboflavin is not produced internally by the body, so it must be […]

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Vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

Vitamin B-1, also known as Thiamin, is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. It plays a critical role in metabolism and energy levels and is required to break-down carbohydrates. B Vitamins, especially B-1, B-2, B-5, and B-6, are best taken in combination, as they play codependent roles in energy production. Thiamin is not […]

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Prevent spinal birth defects with folic acid and DHA supplements

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Iodine

Iodine is a trace element that is important to the production of Thyroid Hormones that regulate the metabolism and many other biological processes in the body. Besides helping regulate metabolic functions, iodine also plays a role in skeletal and central nervous system development. Iodine is naturally present in some foods and added to others. Foods […]

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Biotin

Biotin (sometimes referred to as Vitamin B-7 or Vitamin H) is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. Biotin facilitates the metabolization of fatty acids, glucose, and amino acids. It also helps with gene regulation and cell signaling. Biotin may also be beneficial to hair/skin/nail growth, especially when taken alongside Vitamin A. Bacteria in […]

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group of fat-soluble vitamins found in many different foods.  It comes in several different forms and subtypes, but K1 and K2 are the primary forms. It has a co-beneficial relationship with Vitamin D and Calcium. When combined, the body uses them all more effectively. Vitamin K helps with blood clotting and […]

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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin found naturally in many foods. It has 8 different natural forms, but the “d-alpha-tocopherol” form is currently the only one the NIH recognizes as meeting human requirements. Three national surveys have found that the diets of most Americans provide insufficient vitamin E. Vitamin E has strong antioxidant properties. It […]

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Magnesium

Magnesium is abundant in the body and is also naturally present in many foods. It acts as a cofactor in hundreds of enzyme systems that regulate numerous biological functions including blood pressure and sugar levels, as well as muscle and nerve function. Magnesium also plays a critical role in energy production, DNA/RNA repair, and in […]

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Omega-3

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat that your body is not able to produce in sufficient quantities on its own. Omega-3s are a critical component in the membrane covering every cell in the body and are also required to build healthy brain cells. The three main omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid […]

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Iron

Iron plays a vital role in the formation of red blood cells (hemoglobin) that move oxygen throughout the body. Iron also helps with things like brain development and hormone production. On average, the body contains about 3-4 grams of iron in the blood, liver, spleen, and marrow. Iron comes in two types: “Heme” (animal sources) […]

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Calcium

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Besides helping build healthy bones and teeth, calcium is also critical to several biological processes, including: blood circulation, muscle function, and cellular signaling. The body maintains a constant level of calcium in the blood, pulling or depositing calcium from the bones as needed. Many nutrients, especially […]

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin found in a very limited number of foods naturally. Vitamin D can be produced in the body through exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun. Exposure to the sun triggers Vitamin D synthesis in our skin. Vitamin D supports calcium absorption and bone growth. It is also needed for […]

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble nutrient that occurs naturally in some foods. Humans are one of the few animals that cannot produce Vitamin C in the body. We must obtain it from foods or supplements, and it is usually excreted within 2-3 hours after consumption. In the body, Vitamin C acts as an […]

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble, essential nutrient that cannot be produced in the body, but occurs naturally in many foods. When taken by itself as a supplement, it is best consumed at mealtime alongside a serving of healthy fats. Vitamin A plays an important role in organ function, as well as in supporting eyesight and […]

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Vitamin B-12 (Cobalamin)

B-12 (also known as Cobalamin) is one of a group of 8 water-soluble B-vitamins. B12 is required in the function of all cells, and for DNA synthesis. It also supports neurological function and red blood cell production, especially when combined with B6, B12, and iron. It is also believed to reduce chances of premature birth […]

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Foundation Bundles Foundation Bundles include an assortment of vitamins and supplements that are specifically chosen by our staff nutritionists based on their ability to work together synergistically. Each bundle is crafted to address the different nutritional needs at different stages in a woman’s life. By grouping these supplements together, we can not only provide general […]

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