Look at Supplements Safety Record

It seems that as far as safety goes supplements are up there with foods. Why is it then that researchers are always so concerned about the safety of supplementation? … [Read more...]

Who Says Supplements aren’t Regulated?

 Dietary Supplements are now Safely Regulated - A Timeline of Dietary Supplement Regulation since 1994 -   1994     The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)* Requires manufacturers to follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) set by the FDA GMPs were fully implemented … [Read more...]

Dietary Supplements and the Hill

Our ability to continue to have access to dietary supplements depends on both the Congress and the FDA. I just returned from Washington DC where we met with staff from two of the senators from our state and with Congressman Larson. You can see me in the bus in the above picture with the people … [Read more...]

Magnesium Depression and Deficiency

Magnesium is a very important mineral in the body. It is essential to all living cells and needed to produce ATP, DNA, RNA, and hundreds of different enzymes and chemical reactions. Besides being related to depression, magnesium deficiency may also be related to asthma, diabetes, fibromyalgia, … [Read more...]

FDA Limits Antibiotics in Animal Feed Too Late

Business Briefing: F.D.A. Unveils Deal to Limit Antibiotic Use in Animal Feed My question is, why did it take you so long? Why has the FDA waited so long to try to limit antibiotics in animal feed? We do know that antibiotics in animal feed makes animals grow faster. This new ruling will make it … [Read more...]

Sodium Recomendations too Low, What about Statins

Medical News Today: CDC sodium intake guidelines 'excessively and unrealistically low' Recent research published in the American Journal of Hypertension claims the recommendations by the CDC for sodium are excessive and unrealistically low. This study’s analysis encompassed more than a quarter of … [Read more...]

WARNING! Use of this Product May Cause Excessive Energy & Improved Health

Today, the exciting science of Nutrigenomics explores the link between nutrition and human DNA. The Phytoganix™ Nutritional Supplement enables your body to maximize your genetic inheritance. Noted scientists and nutritionists have discovered that phytonutrients can actually repair damaged or flawed … [Read more...]

Natural Products Industry is Changing

Natural Products Going Cooperate The natural products industry has grown dramatically in the last few years. Increasingly, many large corporations have joined in so they can cash in on the growth. People with a passion for natural products started this industry. For example Now Foods was started … [Read more...]

Don’t Believe What you Read About Vitamins

Bias Happens Yesterday I was talking with the sales rep about the nature of the business. She always has an interest in research, so we talked about different resources to learn about nutritional supplements. We talked about PubMed being a good source for research information. However, many … [Read more...]

Miscarriage of Justice Teen taken Off Vitamin Program

Perhaps like me you followed with some interest the case about Justina Pelletier. She was the child treated by a Tufts medical doctor who had diagnosed Justina with a mitochondrial disease. In February 2013, the doctor referred her to a gastroenterologist at Boston Children's hospital because she … [Read more...]

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