Update 8/9/20. Surveys show most people are on a diet at any given moment – and many cycle through several diets over the course of their lives. The diets to choose from are endless and range from Atkins to Zone with new ones added each year. But, no specific weight loss plan is for everybody. […]
Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Review: The Science of ACV
Update 1/9/20. For many years, apple cider vinegar (ACV) has had a weight loss reputation. But does it? In spite of decades of people clamoring it really worked, there was no evidence – until now. Some research is saying yes, ACV really helps you lose weight. In this apple cider vinegar review, I’ll show you […]
Do Prunes Help Bone Health And Osteoporosis?
When people think bone health, they automatically conjure up ideas of taking calcium and vitamin D supplements. Fewer might also have heard of the value of potassium and vitamin K too. But those are supplements. What about foods to help bones stay strong? Well besides milk, what else is there? Well, it turns out many […]
Can Flaxseeds Lower Blood Pressure? Review Of Research
Sometimes people with hypertension wonder if there are natural ways to lower their blood pressure. It turns out that for some, yes there are several different things that can tried, but from that list, one things is often left out: Flaxseed. Can flaxseeds lower blood pressure? Over the last several years, multiple studies have suggested […]
The Omega 3 Handbook Review
Of all the supplements I have reviewed over the years, fish oil (EPA and DHA) still remains as the supplement with the most research. Still, people continue to have questions about fish oil supplements. But they don’t have to anymore because I want to tell you about one of the best books on omega 3 […]
Who Should Avoid Supplements?
Supplement advertisements like to use the words “safe” and “natural” in the same sentence. For example, most of us have heard the phase “a safe, natural alternative” to describe the effects of a variety of supplements. While true, most supplements on the market are indeed safe, it’s incorrect to assume that just because something natural […]
What are Dietary Supplements? A Brief History of Supplements
Most of us have taken a multivitamin but in America, dietary supplements refer to a variety of semi-related nutritional compounds such as herbs, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, some hormones, and phytonutrients as well as byproducts of metabolism. Supplements are really called supplements because they are meant to supplement or complement a person’s daily, healthy diet. […]
Glucosamine sulfate is a natural compound formed within the body that plays a role in proper formation of cartilage. Because of this, glucosamine is sold as a supplement to decrease the pain associated with osteoarthritis—a type of arthritis that occurs when the cartilage between bones is wears away, producing pain. Some studies do exist showing […]
Creatine: Do You Need It?
Creatine, a natural substance that is made in the body as well as found in meat and fish, is arguably one of the most highly researched dietary supplements in history. Over the last several years creatine has enjoyed unprecedented popularity in the fitness community because it tends to make people stronger and more powerful. However, […]