Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight?
A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev... Read more
Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,... Read more
Vitamin E works as an antioxidant, preventing a chemical reaction called oxidation, which can sometimes result in harmful effects on the body. Knowing that vitamin E is an important nutrient, many people take large, mega-doses of it because they beli... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
If you&rs... Read more
Vitamins are classified as supplements and they're also unregulated. A lot of the pills are mega doses too...even too much of a good thing can be harmful. I think it's best to get your vitamins and minerals from food, whenever possible.... Read more
...dietary supplements are not regulated, so they pretty much get away with ask this. Alli...I don't think it's classified as a supplement, rather it's a medication. But, yeah, I wouldn't take that, either. It's not really effective, plus...... Read more
Shockingly, the majority of supplements do not even contain what the label lists as ingredients. Those that do...the amounts of things they claim to contain are usually wrong. There have been scientific studies that have showed this....... Read more
Hello! Does anyone use weight loss supplements? If so, what do you use and how do you like it so far? I'm thinking about trying it just for a boost.. :) any info will be greatly appreciated... Read more
I regularly take Alpha Lipoic Acid with my supper to help lower my blood sugar. This is the meal I have a hard time controlling my carb intake. Alpha Lipoic Acid is an antioxidant that lowers your blood sugar as well as being great for you. Be awa... Read more
How do pumpkin seeds provide you with antioxidant support? While antioxidant nutrients are found in most WHFoods, it's the diversity of antioxidants in pumpkin seeds that makes them unique in their an... Read more
By now, you've probably heard about antioxidants, the wonder molecules that may help prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. In recent years, many exotic, antioxidant-rich foods like goji berries, mangosteen, and acai have cropped up in the me... Read more
One day at lunch, I pulled out my leftover pesto pasta with chickpeas and broccoli. With more pasta and chickpeas than veggies, my lunch was seriously lacking in sustenance. I headed to the freezer, stocked with plenty of healthful choices. I frequen... Read more
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