What Are the 6 Best Natural Supplements for High Blood Pressure? What Are the 6 Best Natural Supplements for High Blood Pressure? Over 60 million people in the United States currently have high blood pressure. It is one of the most common disorders today. While this statistic is staggeringly high, there are many ways to reduce high blood pressure naturally. We use several evidence-based supplements here in our office. Talk to your integrative doctor today to find the best combination for you. Top 6 best supplements for high blood pressure- (Visited 494 times, 1 visits today) Top Articles Recent Articles […]
Duchesnay Inc. recalls certain lots of PregVit and PregVit folic 5 prenatal and postpartum vitamin-mineral supplements because of a packaging error Report a Concern OTTAWA – Health Canada is advising Canadians that Duchesnay Inc. is recalling certain lots of PregVit vitamin-mineral supplements (for prenatal and postpartum use) and PregVit folic 5 vitamin-mineral supplements (for prenatal use) because blister packages may contain all pink (morning) tablets instead of the correct combination of pink and blue (evening) tablets. The company estimates the issue affects a very small number of products in certain lots (see the table below) and not all products. There […]
Nutritional Supplements: Juice Plus+Review It is 2020, there is is a worldwide pandemic (whether you believe the news are not, people need to get healthy!) and everyone is looking for the next best thing to boost their immune systems! Luckily, my family and I have been using a product for over 15 years that does just that. It is all natural, simple to take, and is backed by over 35 clinical research studies! So let’s start talking about how to get healthy and dig deep in this Juice Plus+ Review! First an Overview If you have not heard of Juice […]
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A new study review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology earlier this week revealed that a plant-based diet may be more effective in protecting against heart disease than vitamin and mineral supplements. Current data estimates that at least 50 percent of Americans regularly take vitamin supplements. Review authors analyzed individual randomized controlled medical trials from previous studies dating back to 2011 and then performed meta-analyses on heart disease outcomes and mortality rates. Findings revealed little supporting evidence that vitamin and nutrition supplements play a significant role in preventing cardiovascular disease, except for one study where it was concluded that taking folic acid prevents heart disease […]
If you are familiar with Botanical Nutrition, you know that we don’t sell anything. There is no sales pitch here, and while I work in the natural products industry – everything expressed here is my personal opinion, or at least my personal take on the facts. I do not claim to represent any company directly, nor have the statements I make here been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. I make that disclaimer because I’m writing today about an important announcement from the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, which is publicly available and linked here. In it Weil […]
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/ Probiotics: Friendly Bacteria Probiotics contain living organisms — mainly bacteria and one type of yeast. These resemble good bacteria in the gut that help with digestion. The supplements are used to treat certain GI problems and for general digestive health. Some types of probiotics may provide relief from diarrhea and may also relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consider adding them to malted milk or yogurt. Swipe to advance / DGL (Licorice): Cooling Heartburn Licorice has long been used to treat symptoms of indigestion like heartburn and acid reflux. These uses aren’t backed by scientific evidence, though. In […]
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A daily intake of nutritional supplements won’t help stave off the onset of depression, a new study has revealed. Instead, regular lifestyle coaching to help people improve their diets and eating behavior may provide a more effective method for people to prevent major depressive disorder. The study is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. A team of international researchers, including Professor Ed Watkins from the University of Exeter, has conducted a pivotal new study into whether nutritional supplements available in the High Street can play a role […]
IMAGE Iryna Imago/iStock From TV spots to social media accounts, you’ll see a number of supplements celebrities and influencers swear by, but do they really work? Last year, Smart Parenting wrote about a research, which showed that the most common supplements such as vitamin C, vitamin D, calcium, and multivitamins provided no benefits when it came to the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death. For the study, which is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers analyzed over 150 clinical trials from January 2012 to October 2017. “Our review found that if you want to […]