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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The News Journal

Study links muscle supplements, testicular cancer
The News Journal
Researchers found a clear relationship between the use of muscle-building supplements and the risk of developing cancer even after controlling for other factors like race and age. Participants in the control group and the group with cancer had similar ...


Reading Eagle

Editorial: FDA should treat supplements same as pharmaceuticals
Reading Eagle
We're glad to see Pennsylvania's attorney general on a list of 14 state attorneys general who have asked Congress to investigate the herbal supplements industry. An investigation in New York found ingredients that were not listed on labels and raised ...
Give FDA the authority to regulate dietary supplements so it can protect ...Buffalo News

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Tech Times

Creatine Linked to Testicular Cancer
WebMD
This risk seems to rise even more among men who begin using the supplements before age 25, who use various kinds of them to build muscle, or who use them for a long time. Young people in particular use these products, and the number of users is ...
Study finds troubling link between use of muscle-building supplements and cancerWashington Post
Muscle-Building Supplements Linked To Another Kind Of Growth: Testicular ...Tech Times
Using Bodybuilding Supplements May Increase Risk Of Testicular CancerMedical Daily
Newsweek -AskMen (blog) -Futurity: Research News
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The Inquisitr

Dr. Oz Defends Columbia Position Amid GMOs, Vaccination, Weight Loss ...
The Inquisitr
... the TV talk show host also is seeking the opportunity to address their claims that he is opposed to genetically modified foods (GMOs) as well as the previous controversy over his episodes touting weight loss supplements, reported the Washington Post.


Calcium Supplements Tied to Higher Risk of Age-Related Vision Disease
Scientific American
Calcium supplementation of more than 800 mg/day is associated with an increased prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), especially in older individuals, according to a cross-sectional study of National Health and Nutrition Examination ...


Daily Mail

Doctors call for vitamin D supplements for under fours as rickets cases rise
Daily Mail
Now, it has been reported that Professor Davies has ordered the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) to review the cost of providing vitamin supplements to all children under the age of four, in a bid to reverse the trend. The ...
Couch potato kids may get free vitamins on NHS to prevent return of ricketsmirror.co.uk
Children to receive free vitamins as lack of direct sunlight causes rise in ...The Independent
Video games linked to return of rickets among childrenTelegraph.co.uk
Scotsman -Yorkshire Post -ITV News
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Forbes

The New York Times Misplaces FDA Blame In Latest Dietary Supplement ...
Forbes
The Editorial Board of The New York Times went off half-cocked yesterday in blaming a former FDA regulator for the agency's delay in acting on weight loss supplements adulterated with a blood pressure-raising chemical called BMPEA. Following the most ...
Major retailer pulls amphetamine-type diet supplementCBS News
Is the supplement industry doing enough for consumer safety?PBS NewsHour
Senator Schumer Joining Fight Against Dietary Supplements Containing ...Tech Times
WSYR -WROC-TV -Investorplace.com
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New York Times (blog)

Retailers to Stop Sales of Controversial Supplements
New York Times (blog)
Some leading vitamin stores have announced that they were pulling from their shelves a group of supplements that may contain a dangerous stimulant. Vitamin Shoppe, one of the country's largest specialty retailers of dietary supplements, said that it ...
Study warns about dangers of weight-loss supplementsWashington Post
Supplement expert: FDA "completely dropped the ball"CBS News
Some supplements on market contain untested stimulantFox News
ABC News -Scientific American -USA TODAY
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KWTX

FDA Issues Muscle-Growth Supplement Alert
Wall Street Journal
The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers not to use a muscle-growth supplement called Tri-Methyl Xtreme that it said has been linked to cases of severe liver injury. The product is distributed by a Las Vegas-based company called Extreme ...
FDA warns of liver injury from muscle-building supplementFox News

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New York Times (blog)

GNC to Strengthen Supplement Quality Controls
New York Times (blog)
GNC, the country's largest specialty retailer of dietary supplements, has agreed to institute sweeping new testing procedures on its herbal products that far exceed quality controls mandated under federal law. The action to be announced Monday comes ...
Why You Should Care About GNC's New Supplement GuidelinesABC News
Investigation prompts new scrutiny of dietary supplementsMSNBC
GNC boosts quality control of herbal supplementsCNNMoney
Wall Street Journal -Reuters
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