Supplement Reviews - Page 2

Probiotics that kill Candida
June 22, 2018

Which probiotic strains get rid of Candida?

Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by over 20 species of yeasts in the genus Candida. The most common types of Candidiasis are oral thrush, skin infection, and vaginal yeast… Read More

two fish oil capsules
June 7, 2018

Can Fish Oil Help Heal After a Head Injury?

Last year, while in Los Angeles, I drilled my head while hanging out on an outdoor patio. I was visiting with a friend over coffee on an outdoor area with… Read More

Collagen Supplements
May 31, 2018

Do collagen supplements work? Is bovine the best?

Whether or not collagen supplements “work” is one of the most contentious issues in medical aesthetics. Can collagen pills and powders really make a difference for skin and gut health,… Read More

Best BCAA Supplements
May 30, 2018

BCAA Supplements: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

In danger of sounding like an answer to a MENSA logic problem, not all essential amino acids (EAAs) are BCAAs, but all BCAAs are EAAs. What am I talking about?… Read More

Prevent Macular Degeneration Supplements Nutrition
May 30, 2018

Macular Degeneration: Can Supplements Help Protect Your Vision?

If you’re like me and you’re one of the millions of people who have had their DNA tested to find out more about their risks for certain diseases or where… Read More

Improve Focus Supplements Nutrition
May 15, 2018

Adderall Can Be Dangerous – Are Natural Alternatives Available?

As a full-time writer juggling multiple projects across international time zones, I’m all too aware of the importance of staying focused and alert while racing toward a deadline. Caffeine just… Read More

Vegetarians and B12
May 15, 2018

How to Handle Vitamin B12 Deficiency on a Vegetarian Diet

Over the last year, I have been eating more vegetarian meals. Part of this has been motivated by the reality that almost all meat served at restaurants is factory raised…. Read More

pycnogenol benefits
May 12, 2018

What are the Health Benefits of Pycnogenol?

It’s been a full week since I returned from my first trip to Europe, and I am completely refreshed. I’ve had three full nights of sleep in a row, some… Read More

Supplements for Runners
May 8, 2018

Scientifically proven supplements for runners: the short list

Supplements that improve exercise performance are also known as ergogenic aids. They are meant to “prepare the body for exercise, reduce the chance of injury during training, and enhance recovery… Read More

B12, B6, B9
May 3, 2018

B Vitamin Supplements and Cancer risk: How to Make Smart Decisions

You might have come across some articles discussing an association between B vitamins and an increased cancer risk. Given how fundamental B vitamins are to some of our major focus… Read More

niacin heart health
April 16, 2018

Is Niacin heart healthy? Probably, but it depends on who you ask

For a time, Niacin, or Vitamin B3, when used in conjunction with statin therapy, was the only supplement approved by the FDA to prevent heart attacks. This stamp of approval… Read More

Ashwagandha health benefits
April 12, 2018

The power of adaptogens: 7 great ashwagandha benefits

Ashwagandha root is an important herb in Ayurvedic medicine, where it has been used for around 3,000 years to support the body’s resilience in the face of stress. The botanical… Read More

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