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Fatty Acids Could Protect Against Parkinson's


Both types of unsaturated fatty acids are contained within neuronal cell membranes and are known to have neuroprotective, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.The researchers involved in the new study, published in Neurology (2005;64:2040-2045), wanted to build on this knowledge by determining whether a high intake of unsaturated fatty acids might be associated with a lower risk of Parkinson's disease.

Vitamin C Is Useless In Fighting The Common Cold And Could Be Dangerous For Smokers


Those who start eating lemons at first symptoms of the common cold should slow down. According to a recent study, Vitamin C does nothing to prevent the common cold.

Not all Antioxidants are Created Equal!


The growing numbers of health conscious people today living more vibrant lives owe much to the efforts and research of certain pioneers who braved ridicule, for without them, many of us now wouldn't be aware of the general benefits of taking antioxidant supplements.To take a particular notable example, great scientist and humanitarian Linus Pauling (the only man to win 2 unshared Nobel Prizes, one in Chemistry and one for Peace) urged people to supplement with Vitamin C after he became convinced of its myriad of benefits.

Discover Natural Supplements That Really Give Relief From Arthritic Pain


If you suffer from arthritis pain, chances are you've heard of arelatively new over-the-counter remedy called Glucosamine. Butwhat is Glucosamine, and how does it work to relieve arthritis? In this article, I'll introduce you to this new treatment andprovide you with the pros and cons of its use.

What Is The Best Muscle Building Supplement Available Today?


What's the best muscle building supplement available today? You might not like the answer.And if you don't, you might want to consider getting away from all those "steroid-like" results ads you are bombarded with in all the magazines.

Creatine Supplementation for Increased Performance and Building Muscle


Creatine is an amino acid that is in meat and fish. It is produced by the body in the liver and kidneys and converted in the muscles to creatine phosphate to resupply them with their source of energy.

Health Benefits of CoQ10 - A Powerful, Important Heart Compound


Coenzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone, but most widely referred to as CoQ10) is a substance that can be found in every cell of the body, where it is used to produce the large amounts of energy needed for healthy cell growth, repair after damage, and maintenance.CoQ10 also functions as a powerful antioxidant, which protects the cells and the entire body from damage caused by harmful molecules.

Eat Well First Before You Take Your Vitamins


There is a huge market when it comes to vitamins. Every Walmart and Walgreens across the nation are stocked with shelves and shelves of vitamins and minerals.

Reviving Vitamin E Studies That Challenge Claims of Wonder Supplement Also Leave Openings


The last year hasn't been a good one for vitamin E.Once considered a wonder supplement, an inexpensive and harmless pill that might prevent heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's, a flurry of recent clinical trials suggest it does none of those things.

The Most Important Supplement You Can Take For Better Health


This article will reveal one easy change you can make that will help better your health..

Calcium Reduces Osteoporosis Risk For Women On The Pill


The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (10.1210/jc.

Learn Why Digestive Enzymes are Crucial for Optimal Health


Your body produces over 20 separate digestive enzymes that are actually proteins; they break down food so that your body can convert it to energy, relieve certain ailments and discomforts and bolster your immune system. Your digestive enzymes work hard from the moment that food enters your mouth.

The Science Behind Phytonutrient Rich Soy Based Products


A healthier diet is very much in the news these days, given such initiatives as Jamie Oliver's campaign to change the eating habits of our younger generation.Not an easy task as adults like us need to be educated as well.

Calcium Supplement - The Importance of Taking One


Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body and also an important supplement to take. Calcium is needed to form bones and teeth and is also required for blood clotting, transmission of signals in nerve cells, and muscle contraction.

Vitamin E - Just the Facts, Ma'am


It is important to understand that we are ultimately responsible for our own well-being and should do whatever is necessary to maintain our health and assist our bodies in resisting and fighting disease. Since health practitioners agree that vitamins are essential for life and health, we must ensure that we receive adequate amounts for our bodies to function properly and to protect us from illnesses.

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New York Times (blog)

Dangerous Dietary Supplements Return to Store Shelves
New York Times (blog)
The new study, published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that out of more than two dozen supplements that were pulled from shelves after they were found to contain anabolic steroids or powerful prescription drugs ...
Tainted supplements sold after recalls, study saysUSA TODAY
Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss SupplementsNPR (blog)
Unsafe, recalled dietary supplements still being soldCBS News
Reuters -Los Angeles Times
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Health.com

Recalled Supplements Could Still Be on Store Shelves, Study Finds
Health.com
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they contained banned ingredients remained on store shelves at least six months after they were recalled, ...
More troubling news about dubious — and dangerous — practices in the dietary ...MinnPost (blog)
Recalled supplements linger on US store shelvesFOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV
Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelvesClinical Advisor
Pharmacy Times
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Fox News

Study finds drugs in recalled supplements
Fox News
The tested supplements were recalled by manufacturers after FDA raised concerns about drugs in their products. This type of recall is usually voluntary, involving products that could potentially cause serious health problems and even death. The FDA's ...



Food Safety News

Dietary Supplements Contained Banned Drugs After FDA Recalls
Food Safety News
A new study finds that a high percentage of dietary supplements still contained banned drugs at least six months after being recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Approximately half of all FDA class-I drug recalls since 2004 have ...



Many Recalled Supplements Remain on the Market Months Later
Medscape
Many dietary supplements remain on the retail market months after they were recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they contained banned pharmaceutical ingredients, according to a research letter published in the October 22/29 ...



RedOrbit

Recalled Dietary Supplements Still Contain Banned Substances
RedOrbit
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, in the past, used class I drug recalls to pull dietary supplements off store shelves if the agency determined there was a possibility of a product causing serious adverse health consequences or death. However ...



Presence of Banned Drugs in Dietary Supplements Following FDA Recalls
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Prior research has found that even after FDA recalls, dietary supplements remain available on store shelves.4 However, it is not known if the supplements on sale after FDA recalls are free of the adulterants. In the present study, dietary supplements ...



Nutritional Outlook

Dietary supplements: Risk vs. reward
Cannon Connections
Have you heard of the chemical dimethylamylamine? This substance was banned by the Food and Drug Administration in 2012 and was in a number of dietary supplements. In clinical research, taking a product containing DMAA has been shown to increase ...
DSHEA's 20th Anniversary: How DSHEA Defined the Dietary Supplements MarketNutritional Outlook
One law and a tale of two industriesThe Hill (blog)

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USA TODAY

Scientists warn about stimulant in workout supplements
USA TODAY
Makers of dietary supplements are at it again, putting a new chemical stimulant – untested on humans — into workout, weight-loss and brain-function products sold widely through retailers including Amazon and GNC. Yet federal regulators have taken no ...
Untested Stimulant Drug Found in 12 SupplementsLiveScience.com
Study warns about stimulants in diet supplementsCBS News
Beware of 'muscle-building' energy supplements targeting teensConsumerReports.org
Reuters -Vox
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Yahoo Health

10 Sports Supplements That Actually Work
Yahoo Health
Walk the aisles of any nutrition or health food store, and you're bound to be overwhelmed in less time than it takes to chug a protein shake. But not all supplements are bunk: Research shows that some can help you work out longer or harder, recover ...

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