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:


Antioxidant Supplements Don't Fight Cancer, Research Suggests
Huffington Post
In the study, researchers found that male smokers who took of 20-milligram supplements of beta-carotene (an antioxidant) daily for five to eight years had an 18 percent increased rate of lung cancer, and an 8 percent increased mortality rate, compared ...


New York Times

Tiger Woods Hopes to Erase the Supplements Stigma
New York Times
The initials stand for MusclePharm, a Denver dietary supplement company that recently signed Woods to a multiyear endorsement deal. In the fields of nutrition and science, supplements fall on the hazard line, with officials divided on whether they are ...

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Supplements Ease Pain and Fatigue
Newsmax Health
Nutritional deficiencies contribute to chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, and make it more difficult to recover. While supplements don't replace the need for treatment by a physician, they can bring significant relief. Supplements to support ...


Mr. Olympia, Phil Heath, Launches A New Line Of Nutrition Supplements
Forbes
Becoming Mr. Olympia is no easy feat. It takes hard work, dedication, tough mentality, a serious workout plan, a solid nutrition plan and the appropriate supplements. If anyone knows anything about becoming Mr. Olympia, it's Phil Heath. The current ...

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Quartz

Fish oil supplements may reduce cognitive decline, unless you're already at ...
Quartz
Fish oil supplements have a slippery reputation when it comes to preventing cognitive decline, the hallmark symptom of Alzheimer's disease. Studies have provided ambiguous results, promoting recommendations founded more on faith than evidence.
Fish Oil Supplements May Protect Against Alzheimer'sHuffington Post
Fish Oil Supplements Reduce Cognitive Decline in Older Adults, Study FindsHeadlines & Global News
Fish Oil Boosts Brain PowerYahoo Health
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Paying too much for Medicare supplements?
Sidney Daily News (subscription)
Prior to 1992, Medicare supplement insurance plans were not standardized. What this meant was that each insurance company's Medicare supplement plans offered different benefits. This made it almost impossible for the retiree to shop their coverage from ...


Top 3 Supplements That Eliminate Toxins (Video)
The Epoch Times
Are you helping your body eliminate toxins or are you adding to the problem? Dr. Walter Crinnion discusses supplements that help with the body's toxic burden. Find out what he thinks the top three are, that most people need. You probably aren't ...


Potassium Supplements May Increase Survival in Patients Taking Diuretics for ...
Penn: Office of University Communications
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that patients taking prescription potassium supplements together with loop diuretics for heart failure have better survival rates than patients taking diuretics ...
Potassium Supplements With Loop Diuretics May Up SurvivalMedscape
Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure PatientsHealthDay

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The Diane Rehm Show

Safety and Regulation of Dietary Supplements
The Diane Rehm Show
It's been 20 years since lawmakers first butted heads over the regulation of dietary supplements. The question was: should vitamins, minerals and other naturally derived nutritional products be regulated like a food or like a pharmaceutical? The answer ...


Newsday

Scientists question antioxidant supplements' effect on cancer
Newsday
Both are widely known for their expertise in the fight against cancer. The scientists primarily examined the effects of antioxidants in the form of dietary supplements and studied how well the nutrients taken in pill form reduced the risk or presence ...
Antioxidant Supplements Can Accelerate Cancer, Not Protect Against ThemInternational Business Times AU

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