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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WJXT Jacksonville

Can high school athletes take supplements?
WJXT Jacksonville
Its policy is similar to that of the National Federation of State High School Associations, which says, “anabolic, androgenic steroids are prohibited by all sports governing organizations” and that the organization “strongly opposes the use of dietary ...

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Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk
"We're definitely not advocating that people stop taking calcium supplements if their doctor prescribed them for their bone health," said Christopher Loftus, the lead researcher on the study and an M.D. candidate at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College ...
Calcium Supplements May Increase the Risk of Kidney Stone RecurrenceNewswise (press release)

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University of Rochester Newsroom

Dietary Supplements: Buyer Beware
University of Rochester Newsroom
There's new reason to think twice before dolling out your hard-earned cash on vitamin and herbal supplements. While the health benefits of taking supplements have long been a topic of debate, a study in this week's New England Journal of Medicine says ...

What is the ideal time to consume supplements? (Query)
There is no restricted time for taking supplements. However, it is important that you stick to a specific time for taking them daily. This way, the body gets attuned for absorbing them and shows better results. Taking supplements at the same time every ...

Age- and gender-specific MVMM supplements can increase micronutrient status in ...
Multivitamin/Mineral Supplement Contribution to Micronutrient Intakes in the United States, 2007-2010 has been selected as the 2015 Ragus Award Winner as Best Article from the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, the official publication of ...

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Tech Times

Antioxidant Supplements Can Cause Cancer Cells To Spread Faster: Study
Tech Times
In a study featured in the journal Science Translational Medicine, Bergö and his team conducted an experiment on mice in which they discovered that antioxidant supplements doubled the metastasis rate of cancer. The vitamins also caused the animals to ...
Dietary supplements hasten spread of skin cancerLedger Gazette
Antioxidants May Encourage Lung Cancer and Melanoma to (blog)
Antioxidants can increase melanoma metastasis in mice | Science Translational ...Science Translational Medicine

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Fox News

Antioxidant supplements may accelerate melanoma spread
Fox News
Antioxidants are compounds in foods and supplement pills that may prevent oxidation, which can damage cells. The compounds are widely consumed by both healthy people and people with cancer for their supposed ability to prevent and fight cancer, the ...
Still More Evidence That Antioxidant Supplements Actually Increase Cancer RiskMotherboard
Scientists: Antioxidant supplements double the rate of melanoma metastasisDispatch Tribunal

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EXOS Performance Nutrition Now Offering 8 NSF Certified for Sport® Supplements
Business Wire (press release)
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EXOS, the leader in proactive health and performance solutions, today announced that EXOS Performance Nutrition now offers eight NSF Certified for Sport® products. The recently NSF-certified Creatine supplement joins the ...

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Students, faculty take action on unsafe dietary supplements
October 8, 2015 — Massachusetts may become the first state to regulate sales of dietary supplements marketed as weight-loss and muscle-building aids, thanks to a bill promoted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. These products ...

Boston Herald

Tom Brady gives impassioned defense of supplements, Alex Guerrero
Boston Herald
Appearing on the Dennis & Callahan morning show on WEEI, Tom Brady defended his use of supplements and work with Alex Guerrero, who, detailed in an article in Boston Magazine, was sued by the government in 2004 for falsely claiming he was a doctor ...

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