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 Standard Daily

Well | Supplements Don't Fight Cognitive Decline, NIH Study Says
New York Times (blog)
The study, conducted by the National Institutes of Health, randomly assigned participants to take a lutein/zeaxanthin supplement, a supplement of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid ...
New study shows Omega-3 supplements do not prevent cognitive decline in the ...The Standard Daily
A popular strategy for slowing down the aging of your brain might not work at allTech Insider (blog)
Omega-3 Supplements Does Not Boost Brains: StudyPioneer News
KRWG News22 -AmeriPublications -Care2.com
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The Inquisitr

FDA Powdered Caffeine Supplements Caution After Deaths: Used For Energy & Diet ...
The Inquisitr
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants consumers to beware of pure powdered caffeine. Usually sold in supplements, caffeine powder overdoses have killed two people. As a result, five distributors have received the FDA's letters about their ...
Weight Loss Ingredient Sold in Pure Form Has FDA ConcernedeMaxHealth
Pure Powdered Caffeine a Serious Health Risk: FDAWebMD

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The Hill (blog)

FDA cracks down on dietary supplements
The Hill (blog)
In April this year, the FDA expanded its policy of restricting the sale of adulterated dietary supplements containing untested additives. Many of the substances targeted are dangerous and worthy of restriction. The synthetic additive DMAA is one such ...


Male eating disorder? New report on workout supplements
Military Times
Theodore recently co-wrote a paper with psychologist Richard Achiro to study whether the use of dietary supplements such as protein powders, creatine and other performance- and muscle-enhancing boosters contribute to unhealthy eating habits — and ...


Iowa State University News Service

Supplements, exercise could improve muscle mass and strength for older adults
Iowa State University News Service
Rick Sharp, a professor of kinesiology, is testing the effectiveness of a combination of supplements and resistance training in older adults with low vitamin D levels. The trial is designed to build on previous studies, which show that the supplement ...

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Duluth News Tribune

Multivitamins and supplements: To take or not to take?
Duluth News Tribune
For some people, however, taking certain supplements may be the best way to get nutrients they may be lacking through diet. So, Harguth cautions, it's important to understand the exact impact supplements will have on your body before getting out your ...
Lowdown on taking vitamins, supplementsWatertownDailyTimes.com

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The Guardian

Lawyer suing AFL over Essendon supplements saga
The Guardian
Lawyer suing AFL over Essendon supplements saga. AFL, its chairman and its chief executive target of legal action; Lawyer claims club knew it was under investigation before self-reporting. Bombers players listen to coach James Hird during a NAB ...
Supreme Court writ lodged against AFL over Essendon supplements scandalThe Age
Vic lawyer suing AFL over supplements sagaSBS
AFL accused of deceptive conduct during Essendon supplements scandalABC Online

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Newsweek

Omega 3 is still good for the brain. But 'fish oil supplements just don't cut it.'
Washington Post
Consumers may want to rethink popping fish oil pills if they're hoping those supplements full of omega-3 fatty acids will keep their brains healthy. A new study--one of the largest and longest in duration of its kind--finds that taking omega-3 ...
Omega-3 Supplements Are a Waste of MoneyNewsweek
Study questions benefits of fish oil supplementsFox News
NIH study shows no benefit of omega-3 or other nutritional supplements for ...National Institutes of Health (press release)
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Brain Health Supplements Market: Global Industry Size, Share, Trends Analysis ...
Medgadget.com (blog)
Supplements includes those products which are used to improve and enhance and any kind of deficiency in the human body. Supplements are offered to the consumers in the form of pills, capsules, softgels or in powdered or liquid form. Supplements can be ...


Quad City Times

Environmental Nutrition: Take supplements safely
Quad City Times
More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements -- products intended to ...

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