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

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KSL.com

Sen. Hatch disputes HBO story on dietary supplements
KSL.com
SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Orrin Hatch is rebutting an HBO "Real Sports" story that ties him and a law he championed to several soldiers who died after taking dietary supplements sold on their bases. In a segment that aired Tuesday, correspondent Soledad ...

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Deseret News

Sen. Orrin Hatch calls HBO story on dietary supplements 'inaccurate'
Deseret News
Orrin Hatch is rebutting an HBO "Real Sports" story that ties him and a law he championed to several soldiers who died after taking dietary supplements sold on their bases. In a segment that aired Tuesday, correspondent Soledad O'Brien reported that ...
Senators Urge Justice Department to Step Up Actions against Adulterated ...Natural Products INSIDER (blog)

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Today.com

Are you getting enough? 5 important things to know about vitamins
Today.com
Once upon a time, the only source of vitamins was from food. Now shelves are filled with all kinds of vitamin supplements, with choices ranging from pills and chewables, to gummies and liquids. While the goal of taking vitamin supplements is to promote ...

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Natural Products INSIDER (blog)

Keeping Sports Nutrition Supplements Clean
Natural Products INSIDER (blog)
With sports nutrition supplements, the end users are a dynamic bunch composed of well-informed—and sometimes well-misinformed—goal-oriented, diligent fitness enthusiasts. They have an insatiable appetite for peak performance through regimented ...


New York Times (blog)

Well | Many Probiotics Taken for Celiac Disease Contain Gluten
New York Times (blog)
Now these experts say they may know why: More than half of the top-selling probiotic supplements they analyzed contained gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that is harmful to people with celiac disease. The authors of the study found ...
Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of GlutenHealthDay
'Gluten-free' probiotics often contain gluten, study findsFox News
Trace Amounts Of Gluten Found In Some Probiotic SupplementsScience World Report

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Philly.com (blog)

What I learned from taking Viviscal hair supplements for 190 days
Philly.com (blog)
My journey with Viviscal, the vitamin supplement specifically formulated for promoting hair growth, began in February. After reading how models and celebrities such as Lauren Conrad and Gwyneth Paltrow all used the product for beautiful, healthy hair, ...


Salt Lake Tribune (blog)

HBO report links Orrin Hatch's dietary supplement legislation to military ...
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
In a segment that airs in Tuesday's episode of "Real Sports" (11 p.m., HBO), Soledad O'Brien reports on the deaths of several members of the U.S. military tied to dietary supplements sold at their bases — and ties those deaths to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R ...


What is the Best Prostate Supplement or Formula on the Internet?
PR Newswire (press release)
Best Prostate ®, IMS Supplements, Inc. recommends consumers take care in researching prostate supplement products online. Consumers, who have searched the internet, find it confusing with alleged comparisons and about thirty or more prostate products ...

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Fox News

Healthy woman's stroke linked to drug in sports supplement
Fox News
"This is the first time that we have been able to clearly link BMPEA supplement use with a very serious health consequence," said Dr. Pieter Cohen, a co-author of the report and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. [Wishful ...
Here's Why FDA Is Ordering BMPEA Supplements Off The MarketForbes
Amphetamine-like stimulant in dietary supplement linked to strokeCBS News
FDA Wants BMPEA Sports Supplements Pulled From Store ShelvesTech Times
Medical Daily -Times Gazette -Geek Infinite
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Congress Could Be Coming For Dietary Supplements Soon
JD Supra (press release)
The next chapter in the saga of New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's investigation of the dietary supplements industry may take place on Capitol Hill. On April 2, Schneiderman and the state attorneys general of Connecticut, the ...

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