Protect and Improve Your Health With Antioxidants

Every minute of every day the cells of our bodies are assaulted by particles called oxygen free radicals, also called oxidants. We can't escape free radicals because our cells produce them during normal metabolism. Additionally, our every day environment contains an abundance of free radicals. ... Read More

Can You Drink Your Way To Good Health?

Many years ago I became convinced of the need to take vitamin and mineral supplements. Although I tried to eat healthy meals, mixing salads, fruits and vegetables, proteins and grains as wisely as I could, numerous studies pointed out the need to add nutritional supplements to my diet.Major StudyThe major... Read More

Glutathione - Your Brains Master Antioxidant Defense

Free radicals and oxyradicals play an important role in the development and progression of many brain disorders such as brain injury, neurodegenerative disease, schizophrenia and Down syndrome.Glutathione is the brain's master antioxidant and plays an important protective role in the brain.According to Dr. Jimmy Gutman, "The brain is particularly susceptible... Read More

Supplements and Drugs: A Hazardous Combination

As I have become more involved in using functional nutritional therapy in my practice, I have come to realize that many people are still confused about the safety and effectiveness of various dietary supplements. Because these products are "natural", many feel they are always safe to use. Although supplements and... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - L-Arginine

Arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that the body cannot make naturally. It is found in nuts, seeds, chocolate and raisins. Arginine is used by the body in the execution of many important physiological processes including hormone secretion, output of growth hormone, removal of toxins from the body and enhancement... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - L-Taurine

Taurine is the second most abundant amino acid in the muscle after glutamine. It performs several useful functions and can act in a way similar to creatine in that it expands cells by helping the muscle to hold more water, thus increasing cell volume. The added benefit for bodybuilders is... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - L-Tyrosine

L-tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid that plays a role in the creation of protein. The body can make it from the amino acid phenylalanine but nutritional sources include animal meats, wheat, oatmeal and seafood. It performs a multitude of important roles in the body including the alleviation of depression,... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - L-Carnitine

L-carnitine is synthesized in the body from the amino acids lysine and methionine but it can also be found in nutritional sources such as red meats, dairy products and avocados. Its main role in the body is to help metabolize food into energy. L-carnitine does this by transferring long chain... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - L-Lysine

Lysine is an essential amino acid therefore it must be obtained from the diet as the body cannot produce its own. It is an essential building block for all protein in the body and can be found in animal meats, fish, dairy products, legumes and brewer's yeast. It performs many... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - BCAAs

BCAA stands for branched chain amino acids and is increasingly being recognized as an important supplement in the field of sports nutrition. In short the term refers to three essential amino acids - leucine, isoleucine and valine. Amino acids are widely known as the building blocks of protein. When protein... Read More

In The News:


Better Business Bureau: Weight-loss supplements often make unsubstantiated ...
Topeka Capital Journal
When it comes to dietary supplements and the American consumer, the numbers can be startling. Half of Americans take them on a regular basis. They spend $28 billion every year on them. There are over 29,000 different nutritional supplements on the ...

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Calcium supplements can be risky
Buffalo News
Earlier this decade, the media widely covered research published in the journal Heart that linked calcium supplements to increased risk for heart attacks. The news didn't get better after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation ...


Boston Globe

Salesman Brown pursues a weight-loss constituency
Boston Globe
Brown's testament to the merits of AdvoCare's “24-day challenge” was met with so many guffaws that within two hours, he posted another note, saying he is not a paid spokesman for the supplement company. What he didn't explain is that he's a salesman.
Scott Brown Loses Weight, Pitches Diet, Energy Supplements on FacebookNECN
Scott Browns Newest Campaign: Shady Diet PillsDaily Beast

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U.S. News & World Report

Dietary Supplements During Cancer Treatment: Yes or No?
U.S. News & World Report
Is it a good idea to take dietary supplements while going through active cancer treatment? It's a gray area. Some doctors say patients should hold off, at least while undergoing chemotherapy. But some practitioners in complementary or integrative ...


Chaffee County Times

Are calcium supplements good for you?
Chaffee County Times
There have been news reports lately linking calcium supplementation with increased risk for heart disease or atherosclerosis. Googling atherosclerosis (calcification of the arteries) and calcium supplements provides about 171,000 results (0.44 seconds).

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WatertownDailyTimes.com

Total Nutrition in Watertown offers supplements to build muscle, lose weight
WatertownDailyTimes.com
The store, which opened June 10 in the Arsenal Street plaza in front of Walmart Supercenter, offers a wide range of muscle-building, weight-loss and nutritional supplements. Unlike other nutrition stores, employees here take the time to help customers ...


NutraIngredients.com

RCT data questions benefits of vitamin B12 supplements for older people
NutraIngredients.com
The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reports on a trial of 201 people aged over 75 years with moderate vitamin B12 deficiency who received either vitamin B12 or a placebo supplements for one year – finding no evidence of ...
Benefits of vitamin B12 supplements for older people questionedMedical Xpress
Acne treatment: Cutting out vitamin B12 supplements can help reduce acne ...ChristianToday
Vitamin B12 supplements 'do not benefit cognitive function'Nursing Times

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Benefits of vitamin B12 supplements to boost nervous system and brain function ...
HealthCanal.com
Vitamin B12Vitamin B12 supplements offer no benefits for neurological or cognitive function in older people with moderate vitamin B12 deficiency, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Around one sixth of ...


ProHealth

Omega-3 supplements and antioxidants may help with preclinical Alzheimer's ...
ProHealth
Press Release: Eurekalert, June 30, 2015. Here's more evidence that fish oil supplementation and antioxidants might be beneficial for at least some people facing Alzheimer's disease: A new report published in the July 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal ...


New York Times (blog)

Well | Alzheimer's Supplements Targeted by US Senator
New York Times (blog)
A United States Senator this week raised concerns about dietary supplements that claim to protect against dementia and Alzheimer's disease and urged 15 major companies and retailers to explain why they sell dubious supplements. The senator, Claire ...

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