An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits... Read more
The diet pill section of the pharmacy can seem like the Wild West, as most products are considered dietary supplements and therefore not subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations. However, in June 2007, one drug became the first FDA-ap... Read more
Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to... Read more
Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often... Read more
Stay as far away from diet pills as you can get. They're all lies and end up hurting more than helping. Since they're not regulated by the FDA, someone could grind up frog toes and just call it a "natural supplement" and get away with it.... Read more
Diet pills are all lies. You can't sit on your backside and lose weight healthily. It's best to stick to real, whole foods and control your portions. Alternate weight/resistance training and cardio for exercise. It will be slow, but healthy.... Read more
No kinda of fad, detox, pills or anything else is the answer. Weight loss is all about eating the right portions of veggies, protein and low carb fruit and MOVING a lot to burn extra calories you have accumulated. 3500 calories in a pound; that's... Read more
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I like garlic. Also high vit C and lowers blood pressure. Throw in the egg or egg whitE. Dip whole grain toast full of B vit and voila! You have a delicious breakfas. Time to prepare 5 mi. Cook time 10 min. Optional Mozarella... Read more
I found that I was forgetting to take my vitamins everyday. After purchasing a 99 cent pill container and putting out my vitamins out for a week at a time it's very easy for me to see if I've taken my vitamins for the day. Best dollar I've ever spe... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has added 41 additional diet drugs to an alert about tainted diet pills. The pills contain undeclared ingredients that might compromise health. Some of the pills contain drugs that have been recalled in Europe, o... Read more
Most people realize that if a supplement's claims seem too good to be true, they probably are. "Lose 10 pounds in 2 days!" or "Look like this swimsuit model in less than a week!" are claims that make most of us roll our eyes and shake our heads. Bu... Read more
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