Glucosamine Extends Life

By mimicking a low-carb diet, glucosamine promotes longevity - Medical News Today A recent study suggested that glucosamine had no effect on arthritis. However, this article in Medical News Today found that glucosamine might extend lifespan by 10%. Glucosamine is known to delay the progress of … [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...]

Melatonin More Than Just Sleep

Melatonin ameliorates brain injury induced by systemic lipopolysaccharide in neonatal rats When most people hear the word, melatonin they think of sleep. However, in a recent article the researchers found that melatonin was able to prevent brain injury and behavioral disturbances in mice injected … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Diet and B 12 Deficiency

The prevalence of cobalamin deficiency among vegetarians assessed by serum vitamin B12: a review of literature. From my experience I find that there are usually two types of vegetarians. The first type is those who take vegetarianism very seriously. These vegetarians know how to eat correctly and … [Read more...]

Cataract Risk Decreased by Multi

Effects of multivitamin supplement on cataract and age-related macular degeneration in a randomized trial of male physicians. The same study that prompted doctors to say enough is enough and tell us we should stop wasting money on vitamin and mineral supplements has been used to determine … [Read more...]

Mushroom Extract offers Women Hope for HPV Infection

Preclinical study suggests HPV eradicated by AHCC supplement - Medical News Today In this article from Medical News Today it is discussed how active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) has led to eradication of human papillomavirus HPV. Not only did AHCC help with HPV infections but it also … [Read more...]

Combination of Supplements Reduces Cholesterol in the Study

Effects of a dietary supplement on cholesterol in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia. This study looked at a combination of Omega-3, Policosanol, Resveratrol, L-carnitine, Monascus purpureus, Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12 to see what effects it may have on total cholesterol, … [Read more...]

Vitamins Prevent Hearing Loss

Dietary vitamin intake correlates with hearing thresholds in the older population: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. This article published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found another good reason to take your multi-vitamin.  The use of dietary … [Read more...]

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