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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New York Daily News

Running Doc: Developing a supplement plan
New York Daily News
We all know supplements can in fact optimize performance. All of this is best evaluated by your sports doc and nutritionist who have thoroughly evaluated your eating patterns and needs for sport performance. I usually start with a blood panel and then ...


Which supplements are snake oil, and which are solid?
MedCity News
People pop prescription pills with an air of caution, but many look at supplements in a different light: They're icing on the cake, and who knows? Maybe that echinacea will cure Ebola after all. But many supplements can actually be pretty bad for you ...


This Graphic Shows Which Supplements Actually Work
Business Insider
There's something appealing about nutritional supplements. They seem "natural" when compared to pharmaceuticals — though really, supplements may contain all kinds of artificial ingredients, sometimes very dangerous ones. And who doesn't love the idea ...

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Food Poisoning Bulletin

Mixing Medications and Dietary Supplements Can Endanger Your Health
FDA.gov
When you take prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, do you take also a vitamin, mineral, or other dietary supplements? Have you considered whether there is any danger in mixing medications and dietary supplements? There could be, says ...
Mixing Dietary Supplements and Meds Is a DangerFood Poisoning Bulletin
Medications, Dietary Supplements Potentially Dangerous Mix, FDA SaysNatural Products INSIDER
Mixing Medication and Dietary Supplements Can be Bad for HealthTestCountry.com (blog)

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Fox News

9 things to know before buying another supplement
Fox News
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 ...


Children's Probiotic Supplement Contaminated With Disease-Causing Fungus
Forbes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Saturday the voluntary recall of a probiotic dietary supplement marketed specifically for use in infants and children. But the concerns have grown considerably since then. Solgar Inc. of Leonia, New ...
Solgar Inc. of Leonia recalls dietary supplementNorthJersey.com

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Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown Joins Athletes Pumping Nutritional ...
Forbes
Pro Bowl receiver Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers became the latest in a flurry of athletes to be spokesmen for the exploding nutritional supplement industry sweeping the nation. Pittsburgh-based BioRhythm's products are sold in more than 1 ...

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Amazon Selling Fake Vitamins and Supplements
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I contacted three very reputable companies including Innate Response–whose products I use every day–and each told me that if I'm buying their vitamins and/or supplements from Amazon, then I'm not buying their products at all. My understanding from ...


BBC News

New findings on vitamin supplements, memory loss
CBS News
Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements may not reduce the risk of developing memory and thinking problems in older people, a new study finds. Some previous studies had suggested a link between low levels of certainB vitamins and poor thinking ...
Dementia study questions advice on taking supplementsBBC News
Vitamin B and folic acid supplements may not reduce risk of memory loss, study ...Fox News
Vitamin B12 and folic-acid supplements do not help with memory, study findsMinnPost
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Why Drugs and Supplements Can't Cure Disease
Dynamic Chiropractic
Why Drugs and Supplements Can't Cure Disease. By David Seaman, DC, MS, DABCN. Chronic diseases are the outcome of disease-promoting, goal-oriented behaviors. So, the notion that diseases can be cured with drugs or supplements should be ...

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L-tyrosine and Your Health

L-tyrosine is a protein that the body produces from phenylamine,... Read More

Do Natural Thyroid Boosters Work?

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Vitamin E to Protect Against Parkinsons Disease

Moderate amounts of vitamin E in the diet can protect... Read More

The Benefits of Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 has exploded onto the health scene. This powerful... Read More

Minerals for a Normal Life

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Beta-Glucan Information

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Nutritional Supplements - How To Choose A High Quality Product

Looking for quality nutritional supplements can seem quite overwhelming at... Read More

Protect and Improve Your Health With Antioxidants

Every minute of every day the cells of our... Read More

Congestive Heart Failure And CoQ10

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Nutrition Supplementation

Nutrition Supplement ? nutrition.Nutrition supplement is a term familiar to... Read More

Amended Bitter Orange - Ephedra in Disguise? So Why Do People Still Take It ?

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Healthy Eating isnt Enough, You Need Supplements, Real Health Part 3

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What Can Muscle Milk Do For Me?

As the name suggests, muscle milk is a supplement that... Read More

Megadosing

If you're constantly digging your hand into a jar of... Read More

Vitamin E - The Wonder Vitamin

Vitamin E is a family of eight related molecules known... Read More

The Effectiveness of Vitamin C

We all know that vitamin C is one of the... Read More

Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - L-Tyrosine

L-tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid that plays a role... Read More

Finally - The Truth About Calcium Supplements

Undoubtedly calcium has become a hot topic of controversy. We... Read More

Vitamin E

Three Important Nutrients - Vitamin E, Selenium, and Sodium and... Read More

Nutritional Supplements: The Amazing Vitamin C

The real facts about Vitamin C may surprise you. First... Read More

What Vitamin Supplement is Best for Gastric Bypass Patients

The multi-vitamin market is rich with choice. It's also very... Read More

Supplements ? How To Take Them

It's unfortunate but many people have digestive systems that find... Read More