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Nutrient to Know: Quercetin

by in Nutrients to Know, August 5, 2013

This lesser-known nutrient is becoming more mainstream. Find out if quercetin is plentiful in your daily diet. What is it? Quercetin is classified as a bioflavinoid, a plant substance with important physiological qualities. It’s plentiful in a wide variety of foods but has become increasingly popular in supplement form. But buyer beware: Large doses fromRead more


Nutrient to Know: Calcium

by in Nutrients to Know, October 25, 2011

This important mineral is essential to both bone and muscle health. It also happens to be one of the nutrients most folks don’t get enough of.

Supplement Savvy: Diet Pills

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Nutrients to Know, October 21, 2011

These various concoctions of vitamins, herbs, caffeine promise to shed pounds instantly. Not only are these pills too good to be true, they’re downright dangerous!

Food Fortification: How Much Is Too Much?

by in Food News, Nutrients to Know, October 11, 2011

Most health conscious folks are looking for foods full of vitamins and minerals, but some products tout good stuff that doesn’t exist there naturally.

Supplement Savvy: Protein Powders

by in Nutrients to Know, October 4, 2011

Many people think they need protein supplements to build muscle. But if a protein supplement is warranted, are how can you be sure it’s safe and effective?

Supplement Savvy: More Popular Supplements

by in Nutrients to Know, August 9, 2011

We’ve been filling you in on the good, bad and ugly details about popular vitamin, mineral, herbal products and other supplements out there – are they worth it?

Supplement Savvy: Herbal Supplements

by in Healthy Tips, Nutrients to Know, August 2, 2011

It’s a common (and dangerous) misconception that herbal supplements can be taken without worry. We’re giving you the facts on 5 of the most popular herbs. Dangers Just like vitamins and minerals, herbal supplements are subject to loose regulation and labeling standards. In fact, the purity of these supplements is questionable and many are associatedRead more

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