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Supplements Information

Beta-Glucan May Prevent Anthrax When Taken Orally

In a 2002 study, a group of researchers used oral Beta Glucan to treat mice infected with Bacillus Anthracites. With the high incidence of anthrax vaccine complications, an alternative preventative approach is sorely needed to deal with this frightening disease.

Colostrum May Help Prevent Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

A 2003 study by the Health Sciences Department of the University of South Australia suggests that taking concentrated bovine colostrum supplements could reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections.The study involved subjects being randomly allocated to consume 60g/day of Colostrum for eight weeks, then examining their occurrence of symptoms.

The Immune-Boosting Power of Colostrum

Bovine Colostrum is the form of "milk" taken from dairy cows, within 24 hours of giving birth to a calf. The liquid is known for its high protein immunoglobulin and antibody contents, and numerous immune and growth factors that can be highly beneficial to humans.

Tips on Taking Colostrum

When selecting a brand of Colostrum, you should be sure that it is collected within 24 hours of birth, as that is the time period in which Colostrum has the highest concentration of important immune and growth factors. For best results, Colostrum should not have been exposed to high heat pasteurization, which can cause damage to many of the contained proteins.

How Colostrum Differs From Herbal Remedies

At some time or another, most people have taken some sort of herbal remedy or supplement to help support their body in achieving optimal health. Now, however, you may be considering taking a Colostrum supplement, and wondering how it differs from standard herbal remedies, in the way it works to benefit your body.

B-Vitamins Help Promote Healthy Arteries and Heart

A 2002 study reported, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation reported that a six-month regiment of taking folic acid, vitamin b12, and vitamin b6 can be instrumental in the prevention of recurring blocked arteries in coronary angioplasty patients.The findings, which were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association are an extension of a clinical trial that examined the effects of combining vitamins on the treatment of heart disease.

Superior Absorption of Coral Calcium

Over the past few years, Coral Calcium has received a lot of media attention as the widely preferred source of readily absorbable calcium. In 2003, a study was undertaken to compare and contrast the absorption of Ryukyuan Coral Calcium, as opposed to carbonate derived calcium.

Selenium Can Lift Your Spirits

In July of 1995, the United States Department of Agriculture officially published research information, which acknowledges Selenium as "an essential trace element known for its antioxidant prowess."In addition to this, the mineral has been recognized for its ability to lift the spirits, and prevent mood swings of those who take it as a nutritional supplement.

Antioxidants May Prevent Childhood Asthma

A source suggests that there may be a new way to help children who are subjected to the dangers of second hand tobacco smoke.It has become apparent that childhood asthma could be prevented with the help of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C, and Selenium.

Vitamins and Minerals for Healthy Hair

A lot of people actually pay a good deal of money just to make themselves look more attractive and feel better about themselves, but what they don't know is that they can actually achieve this easily by keeping fit and staying healthy. Having lustrous and shiny, full hair is not always due to extremely expensive salon treatments but of impeccable hygiene and a good diet.


We have all heard that it is important to eat fruits and vegetables everyday. Some of us actually do eat the minimum recommended servings.

Ganoderma Lucidum - The Wonder Herb

One of the most apparent influences modern times has brought to people is their realization of going back to the basics, to the natural, and to the organic. Although the advances brought by technology has made life easier to people, many are still looking for better organic alternatives that are proven to be more effective in their most natural of form, like Ganoderma Lucidum or commonly known as "Ganoderma.

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Beneficial Effects of Vitamins and Minerals To Your Blood

Vitamins, minerals and other nutrients are essential to the health and functioning of the body and are delivered throughout the body by the blood. There are several vitamins and minerals that directly affect the blood and its ability to perform its important tasks within the body.

An Introduction to Whey Protein

Made from cow's milk, whey protein is a pure, all-natural, high-quality product that contains little to no fat, lactose or cholesterol and is a rich source of essential amino acids. In its purest form, whey protein isolate, it provides benefits for men and women of all ages, including infants and toddlers.

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Huffington Post

Should the Supplement Industry Have Stronger Regulation?
Huffington Post
There is insufficient evidence to support that vitamin supplements prevents disease in adults who are healthy except for those people who are on specific diets or have medical conditions Up To Date. In addition, exposure to high doses of vitamins can ...
EDITORIAL: Dietary supplement firms slammedPress-Enterprise

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Dietary Supplements Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, Nov. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Future Market Insights offers a 10-year forecast for the global dietary supplements market between 2015 and 2025. In terms of value, the market is expected to register a CAGR of 7.4% during the forecast period ...

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Daily Star Gazette

Progesterone supplements are not the solution to recurrent miscarriages
Daily Star Gazette
Progesterone supplements have been used for more than 60 years to prevent miscarriages in early pregnancy. The study found 65.8 percent of women given progesterone gave birth to a baby compared to 63.3 percent who did not take the supplement.
Progesterone supplements do not help women with recurrent miscarriagesMedical News Today
Progesterone supplements fail to improve birth rate among women with a history
Women In First Trimester Of Pregnancy Don't Benefit From Progesterone ...Medical Daily (blog) -Food World News -Wiley Online Library
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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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Medications and supplements often out of reach for impoverished families
For families living at or below the poverty line the cost of nutritional supplements or the unexpected need to purchase over-the-counter cough and cold medications stretches the family's resources to the limit and forces them to choose between ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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
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Melatonin supplements face arsenic concerns
LabDoor, a supplement testing and ratings service, examined 30 of the best-selling melatonin brands in the US and found that the products contained anywhere from 1% of the melatonin that their label claimed to 47.4% more than their label claimed.

'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
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