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Digestive Enzymes: Weight Loss Supplement?

22 Nov 2018

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Somebody (usually on the internet) told you that in order to improve your digestive health you need to buy (also usually from the internet) some digestive...

Can Arginine Supplements Help Control Blood Pressure?

2 Aug 2018

Arginine is an amino acid, a type of molecule used in the synthesis of proteins. Most of us get our amino acids from our diet, breaking down the protein in our food into its constituent parts and...

Ward off cardiovascular disease with vitamin and mineral supplements? Not Likely!

29 May 2018

Numerous studies have addressed the possible effects of such supplements and now Dr. David Jenkins and his team at the University of Toronto have done a spectacular job in scouring the literature...

How to Make the Healthiest Cup of Tea

28 Aug 2017

I grew up with British grandparents who probably averaged 5-7 cups of tea a day- a routine I picked up sometime around the age of 10. I never considered though that tea could be good for me! We’ve...

Cissus quadrangularis: the Fever Fighting, Pain Preventing, Diabetes Defeating Supplement?

14 Aug 2017

Cissus quadrangularis is a plant which belongs in the grape family, has red berries, and green or yellow flowers. Cissus quadrangularis is also the name slapped across a lot of supplements that...

Oz’s Glow Dims

20 Mar 2017

Dr. Mehmet Oz was asked to testify in front of a U.S. Senate Transport, Commerce and Science subcommitte on fraudulent weight loss products. It is a subject he knows a fair bit about. After all he...

CoEnzyme Q10

20 Mar 2017

The gentleman in the front row was waving his hand energetically.  He obviously had something to contribute to the discussion.  I had just finished a public lecture on dietary supplements and threw...

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