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Instaflex for joint pain?

20 Mar 2017

I had a question about Instaflex, a widely advertised supplement for arthritic joints that contains a variety of ingredients each of which has potential antinflammatory properties. Although this...

Green Tea Extracts and Liver Disease

20 Mar 2017

I think we are safe in saying that green tea doesn’t make taste buds frolic. So why do people drink it? The same reason for which the Chinese have been consuming it for millennia. Its supposed...

Is there a risk of heart attack for women taking calcium supplements?

20 Mar 2017

The calcium issue was raised by Dr Ian Reid of New Zealand. He and his colleagues re-analyzed data from the Women Health Initiative (WHI) which looked at calcium and vitamin D supplements.  The...

Creatine Supplements

20 Mar 2017

Creatine hit the media big time in 1998 when Mark McGwire hit seventy home runs attributing part of his success to the use of the widely available and legal dietary supplement creatine.  And he is...

Is “Vibe” vitamin-mineral supplement the miracle people claim it to be?

20 Mar 2017

Unfortunately there are no dietary miracles. What Vibe, produced by the Eniva Corporation, does have is a lot of hype. The scientific adviser to the company (which he actually founded) is Dr....

Is HGH (Human Growth Hormone) an Anti-Aging Miracle?

20 Mar 2017

It sounds like the fountain of youth. It builds muscle and takes off extra pounds. And that's just the beginning. How about increased energy level, fewer wrinkles and more hair? These are just some...

Are Vitamin K2 Supplements Recommended?

20 Mar 2017

It isn't clear. But there clearly is some interesting history here.

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