Nutritional Supplements

Joyce Hollman

How sugar steals your vitamin C

To effectively use the power of vitamin C to combat oxidative stress, your white blood cells need 50 times more C in their cell walls. Macrophages in your respiratory tract are dependent on C. And it helps the body produce interferons to keep viruses from replicating. See why it’s more important than ever to understand how sugar steals yours?

Joyce Hollman

Is a sharp mind as simple as taking a daily multivitamin?

Multivitamins are an easy way to supplement a diet that’s not always perfectly balanced, even though skeptics will tell you they only produce expensive urine. But their impact on cognitive decline in those most at risk is nothing to flush down the toilet…

Margaret Cantwell

8 Chemopreventive foods: The future of cancer therapy

Have you heard of chemopreventive agents? They can be synthetic (like pharmaceuticals) or natural compounds, like those found in foods. They help fight cancer by putting a big kink in cancer’s molecular pathway. Here are the strongest contenders to put to work…

Dr. Isaac Eliaz

The calcium paradox hurting your heart

Calcium is an essential nutrient and many people, particularly women,supplement it to ward off osteoporosis. But calcium appears to contribute to the formation of arterial plaque and other factors that lead to heart disease. So here’s what you need to know…

Margaret Cantwell

One pill per day helps women live longer

I think it’s safe to say there are three compelling reasons you’re interested in natural health… number one, you want to live longer. Number two, you want to live disease-free. And number three, you want to age well…

Virginia Tims-Lawson

Breaking: Supplements could save billions in health costs report shows

Plenty of critics claim supplements are a waste of money, but the research proves otherwise. The Council for Responsible Nutrition used that research to calculate how effective supplements are at preventing illness and the healthcare costs they can save. Now who’s throwing money down the toilet?