What’s 5-HTP?

Are you not getting enough sleep? Do you feel depressed all the time? Are you often hungry? You may be lacking 5-HTP, also known as 5-Hydroxytryptophan. Like tryptophan, this is a naturally occurring amino acid that helps in the production of serotonin, as well as melatonin. There have been many studies done that show that taking a 5-HTP supplement is effective in treating depression, as well as a variety of other issues. 5-HTP is a chemical...

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Tryptophan Supplements Go Beyond the Turkey!

Everyone who has celebrate a good, down home Thanksgiving celebration is familiar with the sleepy, satisfied feeling they get after eating tons of turkey with all the trimmings! Some people say that feeling is brought on by tryptophan in the turkey. Whether that’s true or not, it’s important to note that tryptophan is a very important amino acid that can help you properly produce serotonin in the brain. Tryptophan is essential to human life and...

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Diabetes Awareness Month: What You Need To Know About Diabetes

Diabetes has been with us for at least 3,500 years, according to ancient writings. Diabetes is derived from the ancient Greek for “pass through” because of its most obvious initial sign: frequent urination. A name that did not stick was “honey urine,” describing the sugar in urine that tended to draw ants. The first century CE brought some more complete descriptions, but it was also noted that the prognosis, as might be...

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November is American Diabetes Month

The end of the year is full of awareness months and November is no exception. This November, we would like you to be aware of American Diabetes Month! Diabetes is a national epidemic, with more than 30 million people suffering from the disease and another 86 million who are at risk of having it. The question you should be asking is, “What can I do to help raise awareness in my community?” First of all, part of American Diabetes Month is what...

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Start a Healthy Life Early: Choosing Natural Vitamins for Kids

Building healthy habits starts when you are young, so don’t wait until your children are older to provide them with quality vitamin supplements. OVitaminPro is proud to offer a wide array of natural vitamins for kids. When your children start taking our supplements, you’ll help them improve their bodies as they grow, as well as instill great habits that they can carry all the way into adulthood! Take a look at some of the wonderful options we...

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