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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Medical Daily

Folic Acid During Pregnancy: Women Should Start Folic Acid Supplements A ...
Medical Daily
Doctors recommend folic acid supplementation for expecting mothers looking to reduce their child's risk for low birth weight, which can lead to various future health complications, including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, and ...
Folate Before Conception Lowers Small-for-Gestational-Age RiskMedscape
Taking folic acid 'reduces risk of smaller babies', say researchersNursing Times

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PsychCentral.com (blog)

The Skinny Behind Weight-Loss Supplements
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Individuals looking to lose weight find that diet supplements often seem like a magic solution. The makers of diet pills make extravagant claims about the properties of their drugs, yet many of the claims aren't supported by research. Actually, the ...


Fox News

9 things to know before buying another supplement
Fox News
The supplement aisle at the drug store is lined with products that promise to prevent illness, improve energy, boost metabolism, even brighten your skin. You probably already know these capsules aren't necessarily silver bullets to perfect health ...


What They Think

Dietary Supplements Meet Digital Printing at Labels in Motion, Courtesy of Xeikon
What They Think
Ever since the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 liberalized rules governing how dietary supplements and nutraceuticals could be marketed, there has been no stopping the galloping growth of the industry that manufactures and ...


Youth Health Magzine

Safe Use of Dietary supplements- NCCAM
Youth Health Magzine
With the variety of dietary supplement choices available in the market, it can be difficult to distinguish which ones stay true to their health claims. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), although the ...


New York Daily News

Running Doc: Developing a supplement plan
New York Daily News
We all know supplements can in fact optimize performance. All of this is best evaluated by your sports doc and nutritionist who have thoroughly evaluated your eating patterns and needs for sport performance. I usually start with a blood panel and then ...


BBC News

Dementia study questions advice on taking supplements
BBC News
Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements does not seem to cut the risk of developing dementia in healthy people, say Dutch researchers. In one of the largest studies to date, there was no difference in memory test scores between those who had ...
New findings on vitamin supplements, memory lossCBS News
Vitamin B and folic acid supplements may not reduce risk of memory loss, study ...Fox News
Vitamin B12 and folic-acid supplements do not help with memory, study findsMinnPost
Monthly Prescribing Reference
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Kankakee Daily Journal

Ecumencical service supplements nutritional needs
Kankakee Daily Journal
Rev. Robert Bushey prays about the offering during the Ecumenical Thanksgiving Worship service sponsored by the River Valley Clergy Alliance and held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Kankakee Sunday afternoon. Buy this photo ...

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Children's Probiotic Supplement Contaminated With Disease-Causing Fungus
Forbes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Saturday the voluntary recall of a probiotic dietary supplement marketed specifically for use in infants and children. But the concerns have grown considerably since then. Solgar Inc. of Leonia, New ...

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Which supplements are snake oil, and which are solid?
MedCity News
People pop prescription pills with an air of caution, but many look at supplements in a different light: They're icing on the cake, and who knows? Maybe that echinacea will cure Ebola after all. But many supplements can actually be pretty bad for you ...

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