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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EXTENSION ANSWERS: Safety of Dietary Supplements
Southwest Virginia Today
Dietary supplements are products that people add to their diets. They include vitamins, minerals, and other less familiar substances such as herbals, botanicals, amino acids, and enzymes. Dietary supplements are marketed in forms such as tablets ...
Market Report, "Vitamins and Dietary Supplements in Romania", publishedUSPRwire (press release)
China's 'willingness to engage' praised by US health food promoterFoodNavigator-Asia.com

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CBS News

FDA warns consumers: Dietary supplements cannot treat concussions
CBS News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about dietary supplements that falsely claim to prevent or cure concussions or other traumatic brain injuries. The FDA says supplements with labels that make these claims are not backed up by ...
Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDAPhilly.com
No Dietary Supplement Treats Concussions, FDA WarnsLiveScience.com

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FDA: Dietary Supplements Don't Treat Concussions
Food Poisoning Bulletin
Despite claims by some manufacturers, dietary supplements do not treat concussions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants consumers to know. Especially, parents of kids involved in football, soccer and other fall sports. FDAlogo A ...

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Some weight loss supplements commonly used in 2012
Food Consumer
31, 2104 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review published in 2011 in Obesity Reviews listed the ingredients or nutrtion supplements that were mostly commonly used for weight loss, particularly fat loss. The most commonly used fat burners including caffeine, ...

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Beware Of Dietary Supplements Claiming To Treat Concussion, FDA Says
Huffington Post
Dietary supplements are not subject to the same regulations that medications are, which means that supplements can enter the market without undergoing the rigorous testing that medicines do. After a supplement is on the market, the FDA can send warning ...

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Medical News Today

Vitamin D supplements 'do not reduce risk of heart attack or stroke'
Medical News Today
Past research has suggested that individuals with low levels of vitamin D are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Now, a new study led by researchers from the University of East Anglia in the UK claims that taking vitamin D supplements will not ...


Fox News

Beware Of Fake Ebola Supplements
Forbes
The FDA is warning consumers today to be aware of supplements and other products sold online that are fraudulently marketed to treat or prevent Ebola virus infection. We currently have no agents – drug, dietary supplement, herbal supplement – that can ...
Beware of Ebola Supplements Sold Online, Warns FDAMonthly Prescribing Reference
Fake Ebola Treatments Are Popping Up On The Internet: The FDA Warns ...Medical Daily
FDA warns consumers about fraudulent Ebola treatment productsFDA.gov
WebMD -Bangor Daily News
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Do multivitamin supplements increase mortality risk?
PLoS Blogs (blog)
The top headline on the 'Most Read' side panel instantly caught my eye: 'Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women'. Reading, I was amazed to find that taking multivitamins, vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, and in particular ...


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The supplements that could slash your risk of sun damage
Fox News
After 85 days of treatment, the combined supplements increased the amount of UV exposure needed to cause sunburn by 56 percent. In the second, a group of 20 volunteers took a blood orange supplement and saw protective effects after only 15 days. By the ...


New Scientist

A to zinc: What supplements are worth taking?
New Scientist
Vitamins, minerals, fish oils… the list of nutritional supplements you can buy keeps growing. Some are worth it, some aren't. We sift the evidence for you. IN 1911, Polish chemist Casimir Funk made one of the most influential biomedical discoveries of ...

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