Archive for the ‘Supplements’ Category

US Top Doc Predicts Rise In Depression, Suicide

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by Alicia  |  Comments Off

Dr. David Satcher, the Surgeon General of the United States, says that US public health officials are anticipating an increase in depression as a result of the September 11 attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.

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Chromium, Body Composition, and Weight Loss

Posted on April 16th, 2010 by Alicia  |  Comments Off

Chromium Picolinate supplementation improved body composition in a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

Body composition

US Navy conducted a study of personnel whose body fat exceeded the Navy’s body fat standard. They had completed a 16-week, supervised fat loss program. All participants exercised but some plus to exercising consumed 400 mcg of Chromium a day and some had a placebo instead. Chromium was found ineffective in enhancing body fat reduction and was not recommended as an adjunct to military weight loss programs.
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Natural Remedies May Have Unnatural Results

Posted on December 28th, 2009 by Alicia  |  Comments Off

Here are some tips for selecting supplements so you won’t have to fool with Mother Nature

Nature’s Pharmacy

Most of us prefer natural remedies.

They are cheaper, easier to get and if taken properly may have fewer side effects. Herbs and dietary supplements have been around for centuries but a 1994 Congressional Act has touched off a recent resurgence in sales. Read the rest of this entry »