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The absence of policies in regards to organic items helps Walmart, Walgreens, Target, and GNC to take full advantage and sell the general public supplements that do not include the herbs on the label. The New York State chief law officer’s office conducted an examination into store-brand supplements at four national retailers– GNC, Target, Walgreens and Wal-Mart. The investigation discovered that these gigantic retailers sell dietary supplements that do not consist of the herbs defined on their labels. Furthermore, a number of these supplements consisted of potential allergens which were not identified in the ingredients list. Typically, all these […]
As we continue to live with the coronavirus threat, many people are turning to vitamin and health supplements as a cheap way of maintaining their health. Who needs to go to the doctor when you have a stockpile of Emergen-C packets? Whether they’ve lost income or their employer-sponsored health insurance, consumers often ramp up their dependence on health supplements during times of crisis. But are all these packets and pills doing your patients any good? Betting on Health Supplements We know that many Americans don’t have as much money in the bank as they used to. The COVID-19 pandemic has […]
I discuss the differences between herbal and vitamin supplements and why I think that herbal ones are superior in all cases. This content was originally published here.
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanks to COVID-19, we’re now more concerned about our health than ever. No matter the time, it’s always a good idea to try to maintain good health. Here are the essential substances that keep you healthy, and easy ways to get them! In case you missed Part 1 covering A to M, click here. N for Natto Rumored to be the secret to Japanese people’s longevity, natto is a traditional Japanese food made from soy beans fermented with bacillus subtilis. It’s often considered an acquired taste due to its strong smell and sticky, slimy texture. […]
Energy drinks have become increasingly popular these days among young people, with a study showing 43% of 13-15-year old’s having tried them (1). These types of drinks can also affect a student’s ability to study or stay awake for a brief time, but they are not good for the brain or body long-term. Research shows around this age, energy drinks can also cause heart palpitations, among other things. And while there are many long-term consequences affecting teenagers and college-aged students, energy drinks are also harmful for people of any age. This is because energy drinks have high levels of sugar, vitamins, and herbal substances, that when combined, are shown to cause heart problems and other health issues. A certified rheumatologist shared…
What nutritional supplements should you take? This is a question I get asked of me all the time. Like most plastic surgeons, I was taught absolutely nothing about nutrition and nutritional supplements in medical school and residency. So I’ve spent the past three years researching, reading peer-reviewed studies, and learning from my holistic health colleagues. The main problem is that nobody eats a perfect diet. Industrial farming practices have depleted our soil of nutrients, resulting in food that is less nutritious than at any time in the past. One study looked at the nutritional data for 43 fruits and vegetables […]
Paul Washington spends about $50 a month on vitamins and other supplements because “you always want to maintain an optimum level of health.” The 65-year-old Wheatley Heights man is among 1 in 2 Americans who buy supplements, many with the hope of staying healthy and living longer. Yet, many of the boastful claims on the labels of the dizzying variety of supplements that line drugstore shelves are not supported by scientific research, experts say. Studies on potential health benefits of supplements sometimes come to different conclusions, and experts don’t always agree on which — if any — vitamins are helpful. That confuses consumers […]
This post is the second in a three-part series on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth focusing on SIBO natural treatments, antibiotics, herbal supplements and lifestyle changes. You can see Part 3 on SIBO diet, on-going healing and recovery here. And brush up on see Part 3 on SIBO symptoms and testing here. When I finished my SIBO treatment last month, I was convinced I still had critters. Even though I had been taking herbal antibiotics for nearly 6 weeks, my system still felt off. My stomach continued to bulge, my digestion was pokey. I was burping during meals, no matter how many […]
Knowing which toddler vitamins—not to mention supplements, probiotics, and other immune boosters— to give your toddler is complicated. Today, we sort through the research so you can know what you actually need to give your kids. Toddler Vitamins If you use toddler vitamins and are wondering if they’re the “right” ones, or if you’re curious if you should start one, know that this is a complicated and confusing topic. And whenever we hit the time of the year when more colds and illness are coming up, we all feel like this is something we should be doing. Toddler vitamins and […]