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Health Supplements: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

7 May 2021

It is always a challenge to find a catchy headline for an article. For this one, a connection to the classic 1966 “spaghetti western” that propelled Clint Eastwood to fame seems fitting. The film...

Is Hyaluronic Acid All Hype?

29 Jun 2017

A quick search of Amazon for hyaluronic acid turns up thousands of products, from liquid serums to pills to creams that make a variety of claims. Balms and serums seem to focus on hyaluronic acid’s...

Seedy business in grape seed extracts

20 Mar 2017

A modest amount of red wine reduces the risk of heart disease, possibly because of the polyphenols it contains. Grape seed extract contains the same polyphenols as found in wine and has therefore...

Can You Overdose on Folic Acid?

20 Mar 2017

Vitamins have a great public image. Even the term itself derives from the Latin “vita,” meaning life. And indeed vitamins are essential to life. Our bodies cannot make these nutrients, so we must...

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