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by Caroline on Jul 6th 2010

Magnesium therapy is helpful for a wide range of conditions including: High blood pressure and heart disease…In studies Magnesium has been shown to improve energy production within the heart, dilate the coronary arteries (improving oxygen delivery to the heart),...

by Caroline on Jun 29th 2010

Choosing a good multivitamin isn’t easy. Everyone claims that theirs is the best. Many of them have exotic juices and exotic claims to go along with them. And nobody is minding the store. The food supplement industry is essentially unregulated. Unless the...

by Caroline on Jun 25th 2010

Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in particular, may increase bone mineral content and produce healthier, stronger bones, according to a new study involving rats. Omega-3 fatty acids, most notably EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and...

by Caroline on May 19th 2010

Building a strong immune system is vital for a healthy body. Along with exercise and an excellent diet a cutting edge product called Nutriferon by Shaklee Corporation is an excellent supplement for people who want a strong immune system. I would like to explain...

by Caroline on May 19th 2010

Buying a good calcium supplement can be confusing at times. Many times we ask our doctor’s for recommendations. Sometimes their recommendation comes simply because of what they have heard and not necessarily based on science.As you will see there is more...

by Caroline on May 7th 2010

Many people who are looking for alternatives to cholesterol lowering medications my see information on such things as red rice yeast. When looking for a natural ingredient Shaklee tested Red Rice Yeast as an ingredient for lowering Cholesterol–the studies...

by Caroline on Apr 5th 2010

If your Doctor recommends you take statin drugs for chronic heart failure you may want to give it a second thought. In a study conducted by Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Sopravvivenza nell’Infarto Miocardico Heart Failure (GISSI-HF) trial and released...

by Caroline on Mar 31st 2010

The reason health minded consumers take fish oil is for the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. In this regard, krill oil supplements fall short. The product with the highest concentration of omega-3’s from krill oil that we are aware of provides only 400mg’s...

by Caroline on Mar 18th 2010

Professor Guosong Liu, Director of the Center for Learning and Memory at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, led a new study to see whether supplementing the diet with magnesium could boost brain power. “Our findings suggest that elevating brain magnesium...

by Caroline on Mar 7th 2010

Fish Oil  was in the news this week because of contaminant concerns by some manufacturers.  You might ask how bad can these brands be? To show you how bad the makers and sellers of fish oil supplements were sued by Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation in California...

by Caroline on Feb 18th 2010

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by Caroline on Feb 14th 2010

Choosing a company that produces safe and effective vitamins are critical when it comes to your health and getting the best results. Many people think that the FDA regulates vitamins . This simply is not the case. That is why I have always trusted Shaklee’s...

by Caroline on Feb 7th 2010

Each day you probably see a TV commercials that tout the benefits of adding probiotics or a friendly bacteria to your daily regime. The benefits of probitics range from improving the immune health by crowding out the bad bacteria as well benefiting  your digestive...

by Caroline on Feb 1st 2010

On a trip to a well known ware house store I spotted a large bottle of Fish oil supplements. The price was very cheap. What I think most consumers do not understand that there is a lot of confusion around these products. Many people think they can buy cheap fatty...

by Caroline on Dec 25th 2009

by Dr. Steve Chaney, PhD I found a couple of interesting articles on the acai berry and the mangosteen fruit in the October and December 2009 issues of Environmental Nutrition. Environmental Nutrition is not a peer reviewed scientific journal, but they do a...

by Caroline on Dec 23rd 2009

A recent study on identical twins proved that good genes are not everything.  Dr. Guyuron, head of the department of plastic surgery at University of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve conducted a study on 200 sets of identical twins. Dr. Guyuron’s purpose of...

by Caroline on Dec 9th 2009

Ginseng has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese Medicine. Ginseng works like a thermostat in your central heating and air conditioning in your home. What I mean by that is your thermostat tells your unit what the temperature currently is and...

by Caroline on Dec 6th 2009

Lutein – the antioxidant found in dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale – has been proven to reduce our risk of developing the eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is the most common cause of deteriorating eyesight in the over...

by Caroline on Oct 27th 2009

The following was an interesting study that Dr. Brouse conducted at Sunnyside health clinic on elderly patients and muscle mass. As we age that can be a serious issue even to the point where some elderly can no longer live by themselves because they can’t ...

by Caroline on Oct 25th 2009

You may be surprised to know that China is actually one of the largest exporters of many drugs and vitamins. About 90 percent of all Vitamin C sold in the United States is from China, for example. They also produce 50 percent of the world’s aspirin and 35...

by Caroline on Oct 13th 2009

Modern food industry has created more and more processed, refined, chemically altered, instant products that contain soy but in an extremely altered, unhealthy state.These products contain virtually none of the original benefits of the soybean and many of the...

by Caroline on Oct 11th 2009

Are You Spending Your Money Wisely on Your Vitamins? Everyone is having to make tough choices about how they spend their money. So, it’s just natural to ask whether you should continue to spend money on food supplements. And if maybe the question should be:...