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:


fox4kc.com

Doctor recommends alternative to calcium supplements
fox4kc.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Many women still take calcium supplements to prevent brittle bones. But several recent studies link the pills to a higher risk of heart attacks, and a government task force says there's little evidence that the supplements prevent ...


dailyRx

Vitamin E, Selenium May Not Prevent Cataracts
WebMD
THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates. Previous animal research has suggested that one or both ...
Vitamin E and Selenium supplements may not prevent cataracts in menKSBY San Luis Obispo News
Null Findings on Selenium Supplements for Cataract PreventionPharmacy Times
Vitamin E Supplements Do Not Appear to Prevent CataractsHCPLive
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Global Q&A: 'Do you believe a well-balanced diet needs supplements?'
The Epoch Times
Ideally, a well-balanced diet and lifestyle do not need supplements, although certain circumstances may require supplements to support a health crisis or chosen lifestyle. This is what Epoch Times reporters from areas such as Peru to United Arab ...


Vitamin K supplements failed to improve BMD in postmenopausal osteopenia
Healio
Women with osteopenia after menopause demonstrating low vitamin K1 concentrations did not improve bone mineral density with long-term vitamin K1 supplements for the deficiency, according to research presented at the American Society for Bone and ...


NutraIngredients-usa.com

Calcium supplements may support a healthy colon: Harvard study
NutraIngredients-usa.com
Supplements of calcium or non-dairy products fortified with the mineral may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, according to meta-analysis of prospective observational studies by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health.


Irish Independent

The six food supplements that really do work
Irish Independent
Your trainer has given you an initial detoxing diet to accelerate fat loss, but while the food looks and tastes healthy, he has also recommended you take some supplements to help on your new health journey. The only problem is, although you love eating ...

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MinnPost

Study ties herbal and dietary supplements to serious liver damage
MinnPost
The number of liver injuries associated with supplements is still much, much lower than those attributed to conventional medications, but, proportionally, supplements are significantly more likely to lead to serious injuries that result in a liver ...


303 Magazine

Best Colorado Made Supplements for CrossFit
303 Magazine
Combat-Protein-Powder So you are now eating Paleo, hitting the CrossFit box regularly but you are still missing that last piece of the puzzle. That puzzle piece is sports and dietary supplements. Like any good Coloradoan, you want to support local, so ...


New York Daily News

Supplements cause more liver damage, decadelong study finds
New York Daily News
"While many Americans believe supplements to be safe, government … require less safety evidence to market products than what is required for conventional pharmaceuticals," lead author Dr. Victor Navarro, from Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, said ...
Liver Injuries Caused by Herbal and Dietary Supplements has Increased 20 ...Headlines & Global News
Are herbs and dietary supplements bad for your liver?TheHealthSite
Herbals, Dietary Supplements Linked To Liver InjuryScience 2.0
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Salt Lake Magazine (blog)

Supplementing your workout
Salt Lake Magazine (blog)
Supplements can be added to your nutrition program but they are just that: supplementary to a good diet. Don't rely on them too much. Get your nutrition from whole foods first, supplements second. Supplements can help you reach your goals but stick ...

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Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - BCAAs

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Vitamins and Their Role in Our Lives

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Sports Supplement ? what is it?We are all aware of... Read More

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Parents always tell their children to take their vitamins. Every... Read More

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Iron supplement - why iron?Why people need to use iron... Read More

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Hyaluronic acid, a key component of human tissue, aiding the... Read More

Selenium Can Lift Your Spirits

In July of 1995, the United States Department of Agriculture... Read More

Definitve Proof - Supplements Heal

No Money in PreventionI have been recommending a wide variety... Read More

Natural Human Growth Hormone: Hope or Hoax?

You may feel 30, but your body keeps reminding you... Read More