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Herbal Nutrition Supplements: The 5Ws

Herbal nutrition supplements are everywhere these days. So should you be taking them? To help you decide for yourself, here are the whos, whats, whens, wheres and whys on herbal nutrition.

Vitamin B6 - What Do We Need It For?

Vitamin B6 plays a facilitating role in the immune system and the growth of new cells. It also assists the body in the processing of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.

Vitamin B5 - Your Digestive System Depends On It

Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid plays a supporting role in the secretion of hormones, such as cortisone. In so doing, Vitamin B5 assists body metabolism, wards off body allergies and helps keep the skin, muscles, and nerves in optimum condition.

Natural Tonics for Health and Wellness

I'm a great believer in natural tonics to strengthen or invigorate the healing system. - Dr.

Havent Heard of the Acai Berry Yet?

You've probably been eating blueberries since you were a little kid. Maybe you've had huckleberries too, which are a little harder to find since they're hand-picked in the wild.

Vitamin C - The Most Common Health Food Supplement

Vitamin C or Ascorbic Acid was first isolated from lemons in 1932. The C in this very important vitamin is debatable and may stand for citrus, cold, or collagen for the following reasons.

Achieving Youthful Healthy Skin with Vitamins A, C, and E

We all want healthy skin. While the main reasons for pursuing healthy skin tend to be purely shallow and cosmetic in nature, healthy skin is beautiful and keeps us looking younger than our years and there are actually some practical health benefits to maintaining the good health for our skin.

Vitamin E - The Wonder Vitamin

Vitamin E is a family of eight related molecules known as tocopherols. Alpha-tocopherol is the most biologically active form and therefore the most useful to the human body.

Nutritional Supplements: The Amazing Benefits of Vitamin E

The real benefits of Vitamin E may surprise you. First of all, what is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is not one nutrient but actually a group of eight nutrients known as tocopherols and tocotrienols.

Mineral Supplement: Minerals in Your Diet!

The food is the raw material for the body. Minerals are one of the important components of human nutrition.

Appreciating the Importance of Folic Acid

Folic acid is actually just one of the many vitamins that make up the Vitamin B complex. Also known as folacin and folate, this indispensable nutrient serves the body in more ways than one.

Using Natural Remedies For Constipation

There are two basic types of constipation - organic and functional. Organic constipation is a result of some physical change, obstruction, or distortion in your colon.

Building Muscle Power Through Vitamins and Minerals

The muscles of the body actually depend heavily on the vitamins, minerals as well as on the other nutrients that we take in so as to ensure that they're always well taken care of. Consciously taking care of your body through the proper exercise, a well-balanced diet and a stress-free mind all contribute greatly towards keeping healthy and building a good set of muscles.

I Love My Glyconutrients

In today's modern world most people, like us, just do not feel well and have no energy! Everybody around us is either getting sick, has some terrible disease or is dying! What in the world is going on, why is all this stuff happening to us, and what can we do about it?This world that we live in is becoming more diseased every day. Thirty to forty years ago society suffered from four known autoimmune diseases.

Developing Those Elusive Bright Eyes... With Vitamins and Minerals

Vision is one of our most precious senses. Without it the world as we know it would be blank.

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Business Insider

Most dietary supplements are useless, but here are the ones you should take
Business Insider
A large October study from the federal government linked supplements — sold under brand names like Hydroxycut and Xenadrine — with 20,000 ER visits each year. On Tuesday, the US Department of Justice filed criminal and civil-enforcement actions ...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Feds crack down on miracle supplements, Georgia product too
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Those claims were actually made in the sometimes murky world of dietary supplements. The Federal Trade Commission this month announced the latest actions in a year-long “sweep” involving several federal agencies targeting illegal marketing of dietary ...

'Bananas!' Academic compares supplements to Big Tobacco, calls for more state ...
“While better federal oversight for dietary supplements remains essential, states may also proactively engage in regulatory activities to minimize harm from dietary supplements to their citizens,” writes Ranjani Starr from the Department of Public ...
Q&A: What's going on with dietary supplements?Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Carson, supplementsNaples Daily News
Companies Selling “Fake” Diet Pills Will Now Face Criminal ChargesAtlanta Black Star

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Another Really Bad Week For The Supplements Industry, Including Criminal Charges
In the largely unregulated world of dietary supplements, it's like the Wild West. Dramatic claims abound, most of them unsupported by evidence, and it's hard to know if any of them can be trusted. Supplement manufacturers claim their products cure ...

and more » (press release) (blog)

Natural Supplements for Healthier Turkeys (press release) (blog)
For example, at the USDA-ARS Poultry Production and Products Safety Research Unit in Fayetteville, Arkansas, scientists are studying the effects of adding natural supplements such as yeast and vitamin D to turkey feed to help keep them healthy and ...

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Sports Nutrition & Fitness Supplements Market Report 2015-2025: Protein Bars ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Market scope: The sports nutrition & fitness supplements market is seeing a fast growth driven by an increasing demand for sports nutrition from consumers of different ages and income categories. Visiongain assesses how the leading 7 submarkets and the ...

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WPTZ The Champlain Valley

How do you know if herbal supplements' claims are true?
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
Manufacturers of herbal supplements are responsible for ensuring that the claims they make about their products aren't false or misleading and that they're backed up by adequate evidence. However, they aren't required to submit this evidence to the FDA.

Food Poisoning Bulletin

Why Do Some Supplements Contain Unapproved Drugs?
Food Poisoning Bulletin
The Department of Justice and its federal partners is announcing a nationwide sweep and enforcement actions against some dietary supplement makers. More than 100 of those facilities have been investigated in the past year. One of the main reasons for ...

Washington Post

Well | Makers of Nutritional Supplements Charged in Federal Sweep
New York Times (blog)
A yearlong federal investigation into the dietary supplement industry has resulted in a widespread crackdown on the sale of tainted or misleading products. The Justice Department said on Tuesday that it filed criminal and civil enforcement actions ...
Dietary supplements industry in crosshairs as law enforcement announces chargesWashington Post
Justice Department Announces Criminal Charges Against Dietary Supplement FirmsNPR
US says supplements billed as natural can be toxicCBS News
Reuters -STAT
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CBS News

How safe are your dietary supplements?
CBS News
This week's fraud charges against two popular dietary supplement makers may have many people eyeballing the bottles and boxes of supplements on their kitchen counters, wondering if the vitamins, protein powders, and herbs they pop every day are safe.
Can You Trust Your Dietary Supplement?WebMD
Feds Announce 'Sweeping' Actions Against Supplement
Criminal Charges Filed Against Maker Of Popular Workout, Diet SupplementsTech Times
Food Safety News -International Business Times -MarketWatch -US Department of Justice
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