Author Archives: Kulani Mahikoa

About Kulani Mahikoa

Kulani Mahikoa is Vice President and Marketing Director of Kirkman Group, Inc. She has had successful careers both as a journalist and as an entrepreneur.

5-MTHF – Why It’s Taking the Place of Folic Acid in Some of Kirkman’s Products

 Kirkman® has been adding 5-MTHF (5-methyltetrahydrofolate) as the vitamin B-9 alternative to folic acid in its products. The latest addition is in our popular children’s multi-vitamin and mineral formula, Children’s Multi-Vitamin/Mineral w/5-MTHF- Hypoallergenic(#0464-120).   Research indicates that 5-MTHF may work better … Continue reading

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Don’t Overlook These 5 Great Supplements!

At Kirkman® we just completed our annual review of the products we sell. This happens at a meeting, usually lasting several days, at which our management discusses each, individual product that we manufacture and/or market. Kirkman® offers more than 350 … Continue reading

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A Vitamin Primer — Important Things You Should Know About Vitamins

By Kulani Mahikoa Executive Vice President, Marketing Kirkman Group, Inc.   The first thing to know is that vitamins (along with minerals and amino acids) are considered “essential” nutrients, that is – you need them.  So whether you get your … Continue reading

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If You Eat Gluten Free — Watch the Rice

By Kulani Mahikoa Staff Writer Kirkman Group, Inc. If you are on a gluten-free diet, you may be at greater risk for arsenic and mercury poisoning. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found twice the levels of arsenic … Continue reading

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We Need The B Vitamins — Why Not Choose An Organic B-Complex?

If there’s a choice between organic and non-organic – organic is no doubt, the better choice.  Kirkman® now offers an organic choice in a vitamin B-complex blend with Kirkman’s Organic Vitamin B-Complex (#0540-090). This product has higher potencies of vitamin B than most other … Continue reading

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Kirkman® Provides An Extensive Line of Gluten Free Nutritional Supplements

Twenty-two percent of American adults have turned to gluten free eating, according to the global market research agency Mintel. Just in the last two years alone, gluten free consumption increased by 63%, making it about an $8.8 billion market1.  Long … Continue reading

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Kirkman® Supports Children With Special Needs Through Ultra Tested®

When parents look for effective nutritional supplements for their special needs child – they come to Kirkman®. Kirkman® is the leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements that are specially formulated for individuals with sensitivities.  Working with special needs children and parents … Continue reading

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