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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LiveScience.com

Why Are You Taking Fish Oil Supplements?
LiveScience.com
The other day, I was chatting with a friend about supplements, and found out something that concerned me a bit. Apparently, my friend had been taking fish oil supplements for years, but the concerning part is that she didn't really seem to know why she ...


FDA warns maker of controversial sports supplement Craze
USA TODAY
Federal regulators have warned the maker of the once popular sports supplement Craze about its proprietary blend of ingredients and tests showing an undisclosed methamphetamine-like compound in the product, records made public Tuesday show.


The new energy crisis: Can supplements and vitamins provide a boost?
Calaveras Enterprise
Just check out the countless bottles of energy supplements, refrigerators stocked with high-powered energy drinks, and energy bars overflowing at check-out counters. Whether man or woman, young or old, everyone seems to want more energy in an ...


Science World Report

Herb supplements are the most common complementary medicine in US
Fox News
Herbs and other dietary supplements besides vitamins are the most commonly used type of "complementary medicine" (also called alternative medicine) in the United States, followed by visits to chiropractors, yoga and massage, a new report finds. In 2012 ...
Herbal supplements most common complementary medicine in USHealthCentral.com
Which States Are the Most Into Alternative Medicine?Health.com

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Dietary Supplement Business Booms as Congress Delays Regulatory Legislation
Legal Examiner
Many people believe that the dietary supplement market needs regulation of the manufacturing process. Dr. Pieter Cohen, a general internist at Cambridge Health Alliance, and assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has a plan for ...


Benefits of Best Testosterone Supplements
Newswire (press release)
The health benefits of the best natural testosterone supplements for men are reviewed in a new video. The video reviews low testosterone symptoms, how natural testosterone boosters address low t, and details the importance of correcting low testosterone.


PJ Media

Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation
Los Angeles Times
Here's the bad news: A dietary supplement named OxyElite Pro is still apparently making people sick, more than a year after the Hawaii Department of Health was alerted to seven cases of acute hepatitis and liver failure among its users. As of last ...
Bee pollen weight loss supplements can sting youConsumerReports.org
Are Diet Supplements Dangerous?PJ Media
The Importance of DSHEA: Past, Present and FutureNatural Products INSIDER

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Medscape

Herbal Supplements Are Top Complementary Medicine in the US
Medscape
Nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements, chiropractic manipulation, yoga, and massage therapy are the most common complementary health approaches among US adults, but rates of use vary by area of the country, according to the Centers for Disease ...


CRN: FDA's IND Guidance Could Harm Supplement Innovation
Natural Products INSIDER
WASHINGTON—FDA guidance governing investigational new drug (IND) applications improperly brings within its scope cosmetics, conventional foods and dietary supplements, creating uncertainty for researchers and companies, and potentially driving up ...


Nutritional Supplement Expert Barry DeHart Releases'The Best Nutritional ...
Broadway World
Barry Dehart, a leading expert in the nutritional/dietary supplement industry and owner of PlayTime Concepts in Englishtown, New Jersey, MySupplementShop.com and the nutritional supplement and sports fitness information/advice website, ...

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Amino Acid Basics ? Why Do We Need Them?

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Vitamin Supplements, Do We Need Them?

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Know Your Bodybuilding Supplement - HMB

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L-tyrosine and Your Health

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Diet Supplements

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Alzheimer Disease and Antioxidants

At the present time, one out of ten adults have... Read More

Nutritional Supplements - How To Choose A High Quality Product

Looking for quality nutritional supplements can seem quite overwhelming at... Read More

Why Are Antioxidants Important To Me?

Did you know that when we breath oxygen, it interacts... Read More

Minerals for a Normal Life

Minerals are essential nutrients that serve the body in many... Read More

How Effective are Oral Hyaluronic Acid Supplements?

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Mineral Supplements - Reasons For Taking

Mineral Supplement ? be healthy.Why is mineral supplement so important?... Read More

The Secret to a Longer, Healthier, Happy Life is a Strong Immune System!

How can I improve my health and lifestyle beyond diet... Read More

Can You Drink Your Way To Good Health?

Many years ago I became convinced of the need to... Read More