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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Buyer Beware: Are Your Supplements Tainted?
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It's not overly cynical to “expect” any doping athlete to blame a contaminated dietary supplement for his or her positive dope test, but WADA doesn't let athletes off the hook for “accidents;” even when some supplements have clearly been found to ...


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Don't Take This If You Have High Blood Pressure
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According to Mayo Clinic, if you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you need to re-think the supplements you're taking. Why? While supplements may be labeled “natural” and don't generally need a prescription, they can affect the body in many ...


Dietary Supplements Could Beat the World's 'Hidden Hunger' Says Report
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Health experts often call it the "hidden hunger." Malnutrition, a dietary lack of vitamins and minerals, afflicts nearly two billion people worldwide. It can lead to serious diseases, but there might be a way out. Hunger continues to be a huge global ...

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BioSteel Sports Supplements Secures Partnership With Canada Basketball
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In the past few weeks, it is Canada-based BioSteel Sports Supplements, Inc. that is generating some buzz of its own. The four-year-old company recently became the exclusive sports drink provider for Canada Basketball. According to BioSteel Sports ...


Antioxidant Supplements Don't Fight Cancer, Research Suggests
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Antioxidants — chemicals found natural foods and man-made pills that may prevent certain types of cell damage — have been touted for their supposed anti-cancer properties, but some research suggests these substances may not lower cancer risk and, ...

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A Supplement is a Supplement, or is it?
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For starters the countries don't even call supplements the same thing—in Canada they use the term “natural health product" (NHP) to encompass products such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, essential fatty acids (EFAs), homeopathic medicines, ...


Probiotics Market by Products (Functional Foods, Dietary Supplements ...
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Probiotics Market by Products (Functional Foods, Dietary Supplements, Specialty Nutrients, Animal Feed), Applications (Regular, Therapeutic, Preventive Health Care) & Ingredients (Lactobacilli, Bifidobacteria, Yeast) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

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Fish oil supplements may reduce cognitive decline, unless you're already at ...
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Fish oil supplements have a slippery reputation when it comes to preventing cognitive decline, the hallmark symptom of Alzheimer's disease. Studies have provided ambiguous results, promoting recommendations founded more on faith than evidence.
Fish Oil Supplements May Protect Against Alzheimer'sHuffington Post
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Caffeine Powder: FAQ
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The FDA regulates dietary supplements, such as caffeine powder, differently than "conventional" foods and drug products. The FDA ensures that claims on supplement labels are factual -- but dietary supplements don't need approval from the agency before ...
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Potassium May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
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Because of that, many doctors prescribe potassium supplements to heart failure patients taking diuretics. According to the authors of the new study, theirs is the first to examine the survival benefits of potassium supplements in this group of patients.
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