Supplements

Supplements are intended to provide nutrients that may otherwise not be consumed in sufficient quantities. Read latest information about natural supplements that help you prevent several diseases.

Body Odor: How Your Smell Could Be a Sign of Serious Illness
Credit: iStock.com/piotr_malczyk We’ve all been trapped in a room with someone who might be a little stinky. You may have even noticed unpleasant odors emanating from your underarms from time to time. But other than being a bit of an inconvenience... Read More
Vitamin B12: How It Fights Clogged Arteries and Protects Your Heart
After my recent angioplasty, I’ve been vigilant about protecting my heart. And in my search for better heart health, I’ve found some exciting news about vitamin B12, also known as cyanocobalamin. Vitamin B12 is responsible for the smooth ... Read More
Gummy Vitamins: The (Disappointing) Truth
When I was growing up, we didn’t have gummy vitamins, but I’d sneak into the kitchen cupboard to snack on “Flintstones” vitamins. Sure, there were cookies in the cookie jar, but I loved the purple and orange vitamins as if they were candy... Read More
Why You Should Be Wary of Supplement and Health Product Marketing
How could I not talk about this week’s presidential debate? I know I’m no political pundit and you don’t subscribe to this e-newsletter to read about politics, but man, was that something. And, more importantly, it does demonstrate an important... Read More
New Study Looks at Why Young Athletes Take Dietary Supplements
Approximately 42% of athletes recently surveyed clearly gave reasons as to why they took sports supplements; the remaining athletes? Well, they were admittedly only somewhat sure as to why they supplemented. Findings of the study, aptly titled, “Ev... Read More
The Dangers of Megadose Vitamins: Why More Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better
As we’re getting deeper into fall and starting to get hints of the arrival of winter, many people are stocking up on vitamins to fight off winter illnesses. It may seem safe and natural, but could you be doing yourself more harm than good when supp... Read More
Top Supplements for Your Brain
Did you know that there are natural vitamins that can enhance your brain function and boost memory retention? By taking the proper “brain-boosting” vitamins, you can rest assured that you’ll be supplying your noggin with the essential nutrients... Read More
Take Fish Oil to Help Maintain Your Joints
Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and has been known to improve cognitive abilities and protect the heart—but do you know about the amazing benefits fish oil has for the joints in the body? In 2009, a study was published in the Italian journa... Read More
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