It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
These days, it seems we are constantly bombarded by ads for nutritional supplements claiming to make us healthier, live longer or prevent diseases. Many of the same supplements available to humans are now being offered to pets.
We want our... Read more
Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
If you&rs... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Does anyone know of a website where you can input the names/amounts of vitamins and supplements you're taking to ensure you're taking what you need to making sure to avoid any interactions?... Read more
I want to lose weight and so far so good but I've had people from herbalife and shaklee approach me about their weight loss kits. Can anyone advise if they have tried the meal replacement shakes by either and if they tasted good and/or worked? Anyone... Read more
Wondering what people are using for blood sugar support.
I was looking at an article talking about things like Gluco Aloe, Gluco fit, PGX, Chromium, Vitamin D, Banaba leaf, Cinnamon, InSea etc. There are so many things that I don't even know... Read more
By Dr. Christopher R. Mohr, R.D., PhD
There are more than 29,000 dietary supplements on the market today.
Itís a multibillion dollar market.
But how do you know whatís in your supplements? How do you know if they're effective? And,... Read more
I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al... Read more
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