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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5 common myths about supplements, debunked
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As more aging adults consume supplements, an increasing number of myths have also begun to circulate online. For starters, many people who think that a specific supplement to aid an ailment coupled with a healthy diet provides adequate nourishment for ...


Business Insider

Americans are wasting billions of dollars every year on health supplements ...
Business Insider
Anyone walking into a grocery store can quickly see that dietary supplements are big business. Vitamins and herbal supplements command a significant chunk of floor space. The pills, capsules, and powders make up 5 percent of all grocery sales in the ...
Ask The Doc: Beware of Diet SupplementsThe Rockaway Times
The Hazards of Dietary SupplementsRapid City Journal
Use of dietary supplements requires caution, educationHawaii Army Weekly
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Ask Trendy Trainer: What Are Your Thoughts On Supplements?
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A popular supplement now-a-days, the omega-3 fatty acids. These typical gel pills are chock-full of essential nutrients to help build cell membranes. But be certain you're ingesting a high-quality omegas. "Fatty fish is high in omega-3s – a half fillet ...


Natural supplements and herbs to help control diabetes
Chiropractic Economics
While most diabetes patients are on a strict regimen of prescription medication, diet, and exercise that is essential to maintaining their health, many incorporating herbs and supplements into their diet to help them best manage the disease in a ...

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Vitamin D supplements may slow prostate cancer
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Vitamin D supplements may slow or prevent low-grade prostate cancer from progressing, a small new study suggests. "Vitamin D decreases inflammation in tissues, and inflammation is a driver of cancer," explained Bruce Hollis, the study's lead researcher ...
Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate CancerWebMD
Vitamin D supplements may reverse progression of low-grade prostate tumorsMedical News Today
Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Prostate Cancer From Becoming AggressiveUniversity Herald

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Men's Journal

How to Choose the Best Supplements
Men's Journal
Dietary supplements have come under serious fire lately. In February, the attorney general of New York ordered four major retailers to stop selling their popular herbal supplements after tests showed that the products did not actually contain the ...


Business Wire

Targeted Training Products and Nutritional Supplements Combine for Global ...
MarketWatch
Nutrition and training have a heavy influence of global supplement & brand marketing in today's consumer industry, entering into a billion dollar net worth of global sales. Vitamin & nutritional supplements are expected to account for larger revenue ...
New JV Agreement May Have Shareholders Looking To Pin Down ProfitsBaystreet.ca

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New York Times

Taking Care With Calcium Supplements
New York Times
Q. I have been told that women should stop taking calcium supplements after menopause, as there is a danger of heart attack and stroke. Is this true? A. “Several large, credible studies have reported a higher incidence of heart attacks in both men and ...


TIME

8 Things You Don't Know About Supplements
TIME
In early February, the New York Times reported that New York attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman launched an investigation into some of the largest supplement retailers. DNA testing revealed that 79% of supplements tested did not contain what the ...
Vitamin BSThe Atlantic
Vitamin and mineral supplements are big business, but their health benefits ...National Post

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Omega-3 supplements may help boys with ADHD
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Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit slightly from omega-3 fatty acid supplements, a new study from the Netherlands suggests. The study involved 80 boys ages 8 to 14, about half of whom had been diagnosed with ADHD.
Omega-3 Supplementation Improves ADHD SymptomsNeurology Advisor
Dietary Omega-3 Supplements Improve ADHD SymptomsDoctors Lounge
Omega-3s: Not All Fats Are Created EqualHuffington Post
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