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Nutritional Supplements

Taking the Spin Out of the Multiple Vitamin Controversy

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

CBS News recently reported that "the case is closed," multivitamins offer no health benefits and "might even be harmful." Yet drawing a conclusion fr...

Nutritional Anxieties: From the Fear of Bad Nutrients to the Scarcity of Health-Enhancing Nutrients

Gyorgy Scrinis | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Gyorgy Scrinis

While the number of nutritional anxieties and fears that grip the public continue to increase, the nature of these anxieties has taken three distinct forms over the past century -- from the obsession with getting an adequate dose of essential nutrients, to the fear of too many bad nutrients, to anxieties over the scarcity of health-enhancing nutrients.

No Quick Fix to Fighting Depression Comes Without Long-Term Side Effects

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

Many of the symptoms that patients complain about are the side effects caused by the drug that they were incorrectly prescribed in the first place. I want to stress the need that patients must ask questions and be educated.

The Difference Between Natural and Chemically-Induced Sleep

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

In recent years studies have begun to link chronic partial sleep deprivation to serious physical health consequences. Regularly catching only a few hours of sleep can hinder metabolism and alters hormone production in a way that is similar to the effects of aging.

Media Madness: Fish Oil Supplements Cause Prostate Cancer!

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

The first thing you need to know is that no fish oil supplements -- or any other kind of supplements, for that matter -- were given in this study. None. This study looked at blood levels of long-chain fatty acids such as those found in fish (EPA and DHA).

5 Myths About Supplements

Next Avenue | Posted 08.24.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Debra Witt Much of what you assume about vitamins and minerals may be wrong. Here are the biggest misconceptions. ...

Do You Need Vitamins And Supplements?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A balanced diet of fresh, nutritious foods is still the ideal way to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Still, millions of Americans automatically pop supplements every day, and some go so far as to take massive-dose "mega-vitamins."

To Exercise Longer, Try Beetroot Juice

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

LONDON — When Chris Carver ran an ultra-marathon in Scotland last year, which challenges athletes to run as far as possible within 24 hours, he ran ...

How Dietary Supplements Reduce Health Care Costs

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

New research has shown that spending pennies a day on a few key nutritional supplements can dramatically reduce sickness and chronic disease, and greatly decrease healthcare expenditures.

Chicago Health Freedom Expo: Your Right to Know, Your Right to Choose

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lisa Derrick

While the health care reform bill may change some aspects of our medical treatment, what has been made clear is that we need to take personal responsibility for our own health and well being.

Will The New Atkins Diet Help You Lose Weight?

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

One of the world's most famous diets is getting a tummy tuck with new guidelines to make the weight-loss program more workable. ...