Tag: supplements

Smoothie Add-Ins: Worth It or Waste?

by in Healthy Tips, December 1, 2013

When you’re already plunking down five dollars or more for a smoothie, it can be hard to justify the additional cost of the various supplements and mix-ins offered on the menu. But with names like “recharge,” “immune booster” and “cold fighter,” the pricey additions can be hard to resist.

Hot Weight Loss Products: Worth the Hype?

by in Food News, January 17, 2013

Should you try one of the many “miracle” weight loss products on the market? Read up on the facts — not only are some ineffective, they’re dangerous, too.

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!

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?

Ask HE: Do Cold and Flu-Fighting Supplements Really Work?

by in Healthy Tips, February 17, 2011

Cold and flu supplements have become a multi-billion dollar business. As the cold weather rolls in each year, consumers fork over a pretty penny for anything that promises to keep them healthy or get them better. Are these supplements all they’re cracked up to be?

5 New Supermarket Finds

by in Food News, Grocery Shopping, June 4, 2009

Attendees at the Greater New York Dietetics Association annual meeting don’t just discuss healthy foods — we eat them, too. This year, I found some great new products — many at your grocery store now.