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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Jackson Clarion Ledger

Buying online supplements bad for financial health
Jackson Clarion Ledger
In particular, the feds this week put up the red flag on one group of companies trying to take advantage of recent publicity around dietary supplements, including green coffee bean extracts. The Federal Trade Commission busted the parent company behind ...


New York Times (blog)

Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves
New York Times (blog)
The new study, published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that out of more than two dozen supplements that were pulled from shelves after they were found to contain anabolic steroids or powerful prescription drugs ...
Tainted supplements sold after recalls, study saysUSA TODAY
Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss SupplementsNPR (blog)
Recalled, drug-tainted supplements still available for purchaseReuters
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Refinery29

Are Your Supplements Messing With Your Birth Control?
Refinery29
The world of dietary supplements is already pretty murky. While many of them can work well, just as many can be misleading or plain ineffective. Now, the FDA warns that using supplements alongside other medications could lead to extra trouble.
Mixing Meds With Dietary Supplements Could Be a Dangerio9
Letter: Value of dietary supplements is unclearSalt Lake Tribune
Mixing Medications and Dietary Supplements Can Endanger Your HealthScienceBlog.com (blog)
Natural Products INSIDER
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Health.com

9 Things to Know Before Buying Another Supplement
Health.com
The supplement aisle at the drug store is lined with products that promise to prevent illness, improve energy, boost metabolism, even brighten your skin. You probably already know these capsules aren't necessarily silver bullets to perfect health ...


WXIA-TV

Diet craze sends 'miracle' supplement flying off shelves
WXIA-TV
Holistic Dr. Taz Bhatia says the supplement is supposed to regulate the insulin in your body, suppressing hunger, but it's not a pill everyone can swallow. Garcinia Cambogia, like a lot of weight loss supplements, works for certain people. The ...

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Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements
Foster's Daily Democrat
CHICAGO — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found. In supplements bought online, researchers detected hidden steroids, similar ingredients ...


Exchange stores again pull fitness supplements
Stars and Stripes
WASHINGTON — Exchange stores at military bases around the world again pulled fitness supplements from shelves earlier this month after concerns they contained a potentially dangerous and untested stimulant. The recalls might be triggering déjà vu ...


Dr. Danna Park: Check label before buying supplements
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Buying supplements in a health food store can be daunting. Multiple companies sell similar or identical vitamins, herbs and other supplements, and choosing one can seem like a Herculean task if you don't come armed with some specific information.


FDA warns consumers about mixing supplements and medications
NutraIngredients-usa.com
Certain dietary supplements can change absorption, metabolism, or excretion of a medication and therefore affect its potency. “Some dietary supplements may increase the effect of your medication, and other dietary supplements may decrease it,” warned ...


Food Poisoning Bulletin

Medications, Dietary Supplements Potentially Dangerous Mix, FDA Says
Natural Products INSIDER
WASHINGTON—Ingesting a combination of medications and dietary supplements could be dangerous, according to an FDA consumer alert. The government agency explained certain supplements can change absorption, metabolism or excretion of a ...
Mixing Dietary Supplements and Meds Is a DangerFood Poisoning Bulletin
Mixing Medication and Dietary Supplements Can be Bad for HealthTestCountry.com (blog)

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