Many Americans use multi-vitamins every day, hoping that they will be the key to staving of disease and even preventing early death. One top expert is warning that the daily pills may just be a waste of time, though. Dr Fang Fang Zhang, a cancer epidemiologist at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, told TIME that there was no evidence that using these types of drugs daily had any ability to lengthen a person’s life span, or prevent chronic disease. She noted that the body is meant to get these types of vitamins and minerals from foods, and the body may nor […]
Answering all your questions on addressing mental health through functional medicine with supplements, mental health labs, and foods to focus on. This content was originally published here.
Does this look familiar to you? Source: Amazon Many of us here would’ve taken this when we were young because our parents forced us to. Thankfully the taste wasn’t too bad. Scott’s cod liver is one of the most popular supplements advertised and is said to enhance the immunity of children. Unlike health insurance which only comes into use when something happens, the consumption of health supplements can be considered a preventive measure to maintain our health. In Singapore, taking health supplements is serious business as a 2021 report by Euromonitor predicted that the Vitamin and Dietary Supplements industry in […]
NUTRITIONAL supplements require a modicum of dedication, one which I am usually not keen to try, partially because it’s another thing to remember to do each day – take the pills – and the other thing is, it takes a while to notice a difference. However, I was intrigued by Seamoss + supplement’s reported medicinal and cosmetic advantages, without being chockfull of chemicals and stuff I can’t pronounce. I like the old-time medicine vibe of it. They’ve been using it in the Caribbean for ages, in the UK, sold as a drink that is absolutely an acquired taste. Seamoss + […]
Tips For Coping with Stress in a Healthy Way November 03, 2021 Stress is an unpleasant yet very real part of life. We all experience it on some level, whether due to work, other people, or internal feelings of worry. The fact is that stress isn’t inherently bad. A little stress can work as motivation for keeping us on our toes, prepared, and alert for what’s coming in life. The problems begin to happen when stress becomes limitless. When we allow stress into our lives at an unmanageable rate, it builds, and serious issues can follow. Understanding what stress is […]
In a consent decree entered Monday, a federal court ordered a Waukegan, Illinois, company to stop distributing nutritional supplements that violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced. The United States alleged in a complaint filed in the Northern District of Illinois on March 3 that Salud Natural Entrepreneur, Inc. (Salud), its owner, Hector Pablo Oliva, production manager Michel Monfort, and quality control manager Carolina L. Giral violated the FDCA by distributing adulterated and misbranded dietary supplements and unapproved new drugs that the […]
Re-Imagine Your Self-Care Practices! April 25, 2022 When you’re considering self-care practices, your mind may go straight to lounging in a warm bubble bath. However, self-care is about so much more than that, and it encompasses anything you do to keep yourself feeling your best. While self-care may seem to be an obvious need, it’s usually the first thing we drop when faced with day-to-day challenges. However, that’s when we need to care for ourselves the most. Maintaining our physical and mental health is critical if we want to thrive through life’s obstacles. Of course, the main reason you may […]
Best Healthy Turmeric Recipes April 20, 2022 Turmeric, or more specifically, curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, offers powerful properties for a healthy inflammatory response and is a potent antioxidant. Curcumin’s benefits are long-reaching and impressive, with the compound credited with improving cognitive function, regulating the body’s inflammatory response, and increasing the body’s antioxidant capacity. All of those benefits would have anyone reaching for the turmeric. Unfortunately, however, the spice’s curcumin content is decidedly low. Therefore, achieving the health benefits of curcumin from turmeric alone would be exceptionally difficult. Thankfully, Quality of Life’s Curcumin-SR™ offers all of the curcumin benefits without…
Ask Me Anything! Carnivore + Food Trends, Functional Medicine, Gut Health, Supplements, Autoimmunity, Alcohol and Hormones – Podcast This content was originally published here.
Migori County has received nutritional supplements worth Ksh 28 million to help in the fight against malnutrition that has affected 8,000 children under the age of five. Speaking while receiving the donation from Lwala Community Alliance at Migori Referral Hospital, County Secretary Christopher Rusanna said malnutrition in the county remains significantly high. He acknowledged that the donation is projected to go for six months and a further donation of a similar amount will be expected within the year. The official also added that the Alliance had donated Data Capture and Reporting Tools as a stop gap measure towards malnutrition. He […]