Acetyl l-carnitine Big Relief for Pain

Acetyl-L-carnitine: from a biological curiosity to a drug for the peripheral nervous system and beyond. When it comes to pain nothing is much worse than neuropathy. The people who suffer with diabetic neuropathies experience a great deal of pain. Those who have compression neuropathies suffer so … [Read more...]

Nice Infographic on Probiotics

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Dr. Weil and Wright Talk Multi Vitamins

Dr. Wright quiets the multivitamin naysayers The Value of Vitamins I have learned a lot from listening to Dr. Wright over the years. In this article, he answers a question about multivitamins. Recently the media has done a great job in putting doubts in everyone's mind about taking … [Read more...]

This Diet Plan Really Hurt

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for bilking customers The title of the book was The Weight Loss Cure "They" Don't Want You to Know About and Mr. Trudeau went to prison not because he was promoting a diet that is over 50 years old. His prison sentence was due the … [Read more...]

Vitamin D increases Quad Strength

Vitamin D deficiency associates with γ-tocopherol and quadriceps weakness but not inflammatory cytokines in subjects with knee osteoarthritis. This is an interesting study that found that subjects with decreased vitamin D had an increase in quadriceps weakness. The quadriceps muscle helps to … [Read more...]

Bacteria Helps Weight Loss

Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus CGMCC1.3724 supplementation on weight loss and maintenance in obese men and women This recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition has received a great deal of publicity. The researchers were able to show that a specific probiotic prebiotic mix called … [Read more...]

Glucosamine Gets an F

Glucosamine fails to prevent deterioration of knee cartilage, decrease pain This recent study found that glucosamine by itself did not help prevent the deterioration of knee cartilage. It also was unable to decrease pain. There has been research that shows that glucosamine does not help to … [Read more...]

Grow the Right Bacteria in Your Gut

Antibiotics versus the gut microbiota - Medical News Today This article from Medical News Today talks about the importance of having the right bacteria in your intestines. Antibiotics while an important development do take their toll on the natural flora in the intestines. Infants in younger … [Read more...]

Natural Combination Lowers Cholesterol in Children

Low dose chromium-polynicotinate or policosanol is effective in hypercholesterolemic children only in combination with glucomannan. This fascinating article found in Atherosclerosis looks at using nutritional supplements in lowering high cholesterol in children. The researchers knew that high … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s and Vitamin E

Does Vitamin E Halt Alzheimer's Disease? - Ask Dr. Weil This is a very good article from Dr. Weil. He discusses the recent research on using vitamin E to slow the progression of Alzheimer's. The results did not show that vitamin E stop the progression but only slowed it. Those people in the … [Read more...]

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