Category Archives: Supplements

New Questions About Herbal Supplement Quality

We’ve seen before that there can sometimes be real discrepancies between what a supplement label says and what it actually contains. The issue came to the fore again last week when the New York Times reported that most herbal supplements … Continue reading

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When Label & Supplement Don’t Match

A new study offers a reminder of why you want to be selective when it comes to the nutritional supplements you buy: What it says on the label and what’s actually inside may not always match. For this latest study … Continue reading

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4 Videos: Glutathione


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Drugs & Supplements Don’t Always Play Nice with Each Other

As we’ve mentioned before, it’s important to keep all your health care providers aware of all medicaments you regularly take – not just pharmaceutical drugs but also things like dietary supplements and herbs. There can be negative interactions among them. … Continue reading

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Stat!: Why Supplement?

Percent of American adults who use dietary supplements to “improve” their overall health: 45 Percent who take them to “maintain” their health: 33 Supplements most commonly taken: multivitamin-mineral, calcium, omega-3/fish oil Percent who take specific supplements on the recommendation of … Continue reading

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What Makes a Supplement “Quality”?

Thorne Research President Al Czap discusses the critical issue of quality control and shares some secrets of the design and manufacture of nutritional supplements: You can watch the complete interview here. More on supplement quality And more And even more

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About Those “Risky” Supplements…

Every so often, a whole lot of noise is made about the “health risks” of nutritional supplements. And how risky are they? Here’s one chart: Most deadly? Serving in the Middle Eastern wars, preventable medical injuries and reactions to pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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