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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EcoWatch

5 Supplements You Really Need
EcoWatch
Best taken on an empty stomach, start your day with this powerful supplement. Eat: Papaya, broccoli, bell peppers, brussels sprouts, and strawberries all offer you more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C. If you're watching your daily ...

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Food Safety News

DOJ Seeks Criminal Contempt Sanctions Against MT Supplements Seller
Food Safety News
On one of his websites, Toby McAdam, 57, is letting prospective customers know that he cannot sell his dietary supplements until he works out a labeling issue with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But, on Wednesday, the consumer affairs arm of ...
An unusual step? FDA files criminal case against supplement marketer who ...NutraIngredients-usa.com
Justice Department: Dietary Supplement Owner Should Be Held in Criminal ...Natural Products INSIDER (blog)

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Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

The Truth About 5 Common Dietary Supplements for Heart Health
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Some vitamins and supplements may be helpful to people with PAD, while others may introduce risks or drawbacks that need careful consideration. Another factor to consider is whether ample enough research exists to recommend a particular supplement.


Care2.com

Skip the Multivitamin - Here Are the Supplements You Really Need
Care2.com
If you wash down your daily multivitamin with a green juice every morning, you might be patting yourself on the back for being healthy—but are you actually getting too much of a good thing? If you're eating a relatively nutritious diet, the truth is ...


CBS Local

Over-The-Counter Supplements Probably Don't Improve Fertility
CBS Local
BOSTON (CBS) — Women having trouble getting pregnant often try every trick in the book, but can an over-the-counter supplement really make a difference? Dr. Mallika Marshall explains. Since the beginning of time, women have been trying all kinds of ...


CBS Local

Dr. K: Herbs and supplements aren't always pure
Tulsa World
However, almost the opposite is true for herbs and supplements. They are virtually free of testing and manufacturing requirements. And, unfortunately, there have been occasional serious problems with contaminants getting into some supplements during ...
Herbs and supplements aren't always pureElko Daily Free Press

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Chiropractic Economics (press release) (blog)

Cardiovascular supplements for a change of heart
Chiropractic Economics (press release) (blog)
The Institute of Medicine recommends that women get at least 25 grams of daily fiber and men get 38 grams.3,5 Unfortunately, the average American only gets about 15 grams from food intake, so a fiber supplement is an excellent dietary addition.5 Blond ...


International Business Times

Sexually Active Women Urged To Take Folic Acid Supplements; Campaign Launched ...
International Business Times
In addition, research indicates more than 50 percent of the pregnancies in Northern Ireland are unplanned, and only one in five women take a folic acid supplement before pregnancy. Therefore, Dornan said it is important for such women to add folic acid ...

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ABC Action News

Food supplements: The pros and cons
ABC Action News
TAMPA - In our never-ending quest to be healthy, many of us include supplements. Over the counter supplements aren't regulated and if you take large doses, it could actually be hurting you. Ellie and her owner, nurse Judi Bedard, share their love for ...


Gizmag

Nourish creates daily nutritional supplements based on users' needs
Gizmag
While some people take off-the-shelf supplements, others use products that are formulated to their own unique nutritional needs. According to the folks at Boston-based startup FitNatic, however, that's still not specific enough. Their Nourish device ...

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