Enough is Enough? The Truth about Multi Vitamins

“Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements”. Does this title published in Annuals of Internal Medicine, sound like it is objective? This sounds like a title you might find in the National Inquirer. What I find curious is why vitamins make doctors who are researchers so … [Read more...]

Sports Supplement, are they Safe?

Muscle Growth Product Linked to Adverse Event by FDA A recent article in Nutraceuticals World, discusses a dietary supplement that has been linked to at least one serious illness. The supplement called Mass Destruction has been linked to liver failure in one 28-year-old male. The supplement was … [Read more...]

Stressed by Restless Legs?

In the United States about 5-15% of the population is thought to have restless legs syndrome (RLS). RLS is a condition where the snuffer’s legs feel uncomfortable, most likely in the evening while sitting or lying. Common symptoms include the sensations of crawling, creeping, throbbing, burning and … [Read more...]

Resveratrol and LDL

High-dose resveratrol may boost heart health by lowering LDL production: Human data A new study says daily supplements bearing resveratrol may decrease the production of compounds liable for the build-up of cholesterol in the body of overweight and obese people. Three weeks of taking … [Read more...]

Gut Bacteria Boosts Immune System

Gut bacteria's fatty acid boosts immune system, reducing inflammation A mouse study revealed there is a mechanism wherein gut bacteria credits the immune system's job in decreasing inflammation and this was conducted by researchers led by a group from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical … [Read more...]

CoQ10 Reduces Inflammation in Coronary Artery Disease

Effects of coenzyme Q10 supplementation (300 mg/day) ... [Nutr J. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI This article published in Nutr J. 2013 Nov 6;12(1):142 discusses the use of 300 mg a day of CoQ10 to prevent high oxidative stress and inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease that take … [Read more...]

Glucomannin Chromium and Policosanol Effect on Cholesterol

Low dose chromium-polynicotinate or policosa... [Atherosclerosis. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI These days high cholesterol is becoming a problem in children. Glucomannin has been effective in helping to lower LDL’s and total cholesterol. Also high dosages of chromium-polynicotinate and policosanol have … [Read more...]

Alpha-lipoic Protects Heart from Arsenic Trioxide

α-Lipoic acid protects against arsenic triox... [Eur J Pharmacol. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI Arsenic trioxide is used in the treatment of leukemia however it can damage the heart due to its toxicity. This study found that alpha-lipoic acid can be protective of the toxic damage of the arsenic … [Read more...]

Headaches – Nutrition and Dietary Solutions

As a chiropractor I've seen my fair share of patients suffering with headaches. While manipulation frequently worked well most patients also needed a nutritional approach to control and manage their pain. I want to look at the three most common types of headaches and how I would nutritionally … [Read more...]

Folic Acid Study Lowers Homocysteine

Homocysteine lowering by folate-rich diet or pharmacological supplementations in subjects with moderate hyperhomocysteinemia This article in Nutrients. 2013 May 8;5(5):1531-43. doi: 10.3390/nu5051531 discusses the effects of a diet rich in folic acid, folic acid, or 5-MHTF (a type of folic acid) on … [Read more...]

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