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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cleveland.com

FDA warns of hidden drugs in OxyElite, Seven Slim weight loss supplements
cleveland.com
The FDA is warning consumers about more weight loss supplements that contain pharmaceutical drug ingredients-- OxyElite Pro and Seven Slim. They are just the most recent examples in a trend of weight loss and sexual enhancement supplements, which ...
Pulled twice from exchanges, OxyElite Pro supplement now found to contain ...Stars and Stripes
Beware Of These Weight Loss Supplements And Sexual EnhancersRTT News
FDA Finds Prozac in USPlabs Supplement, but Company Claims it's a CounterfeitRegulatory Focus
Monthly Prescribing Reference -Youth Health Magzine
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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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Care2.com

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs
Care2.com
In fact, a few supplements are so effective that they are comparable to pharmaceutical drugs. Here are 4 natural health boosting supplements that are as powerful as drugs (if not more). 1. Berberine Drastically Lowers Blood Sugar Levels and Improves ...


Vitamin-Packed With Promises
New York Times
In the late 1800s a disfiguring and often fatal disease became epidemic in the South. Called pellagra (Italian for “rough skin”), it caused diarrhea, mental confusion, and severe scaling and flaking of the skin. By 1911, pellagra had become the leading ...


TheHorse.com

Researchers Study Supplement's Effects on Gastric Ulcers
TheHorse.com
Horse supplements are a funny thing—equestrians spend millions of dollars each year on them, but only a small percentage are backed with scientific studies showing their efficacy. So recently, a team of researchers set out to put some science behind ...


Suit: Walgreen's supplements not what claimed
Alton Telegraph
EDWARDSVILLE – An Edwardsville law firm has filed a class action suit against the Walgreen's Drug Store chain, claiming the stores sell herbal supplements that actually contain such substances as rice, tropical houseplant and material originating in ...
Feed Your Body with Food, Not Herbal SupplementsLawyersandSettlements.com

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Dr. David Katz: Isaac Newton, selling nutrient supplements
New Haven Register
But the transcribed conversation in the Atlantic, starting with that headline, is rather the opposite of measured, taking the measure of prevailing sentiment, and apparently concluding that prevailing faith in nutrient supplements warranted some ...

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CBS News

New York expands investigation into herbal supplements
CBS News
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Three weeks after ordering four major retailers to pull store-brand herbal supplements off their shelves following DNA tests that found little or none of the listed herbs, New York's attorney general is targeting manufacturers of the ...
Investigation shows herbal supplements aren't all what they claimLocal 10

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New York AG Fires Round 2 Against Herbal Dietary Supplement Makers
Forbes
The office of New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has targeted four major herbal and dietary supplement manufacturers to produce detailed documentation concerning the authenticity, purity, and marketing of herbal dietary supplements ...

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Boise State University The Arbiter Online

Boise State students supplement their workouts
Boise State University The Arbiter Online
Some students are using supplements to enhance their workouts and reach their goals, and they are doing it safely. Ryan Haygood is majoring in exercise science at Boise State. He is working on ways to improve overall body conditioning and focus on ...

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