Supplements, Vitamins & Minerals

B VITAMINS: The Blues Busters

March 1, 2012

While herbal medicine has received considerable attention in regards to its important role in alleviating mood disorders and depression, few people realize that a single...

The Best Herbs & Vitamins

October 1, 2011

To Bolster Your Defences A major health concern that has come to the forefront in the last decade is the evolution of new varieties of...

High Octane Nutrition: The Secret Weight-Loss Tool

July 1, 2011

You can drop pounds without counting calories by treating the modern-day causes of obesity with these secret weight-slashing foods and supplements… Conventional weight loss wisdom...

Omega-3 Supremacy

June 1, 2011

Essential Fatty Acids Benefit the Brain, Heart, and More Virtually every new patient I have seen in my private practice in the past 10 years...

Top Five Network Antioxidants

February 1, 2011

At one time, the only antioxidants we ever heard about were vitamins C and E. But suddenly, antioxidants are everywhere, with names we hear and...

Vitamin D Scandal

November 1, 2010

Ontario Government Cancelling OHIP Coverage for Vitamin D Testing “We estimate that vitamin D deficiency is the most common medical condition in the world.” –...

Vitamin C as an Antiviral ~ It’s All About Dose

September 1, 2010

One of the most frequent questions from Orthomolecular Medicine News Service readers is: Just how much vitamin C should I take? Our bodies cannot make...

High Octane Fuel for Back-to-School: Vitamins and Teenagers

September 1, 2010

(Report courtesy the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service) In our house, vitamin supplements sit on the counter in open bowls like nuts, dried fruits, or jelly...

Calcium Demystified: A Consumer’s Guide to the Latest Research

March 1, 2008

Do calcium supplements really cause heart attacks? A recent randomized controlled trial published in the January edition of the British Medical Journal (15 January 2008)...

SEXY SUPPLEMENTS

February 1, 2008

Boost Potency, Libido, and Fertility When most people think of enhancing libido and fertility they think of boosting certain hormone levels. Testosterone, DHEA, growth hormone,...

The Scent of a Vitamin

June 1, 2007

Local Research Group Follows Their Noses to Better Nutritional Status – and Gets Healthy in the Bargain “This smells absolutely delicious.” “Really? It stinks to...

Vitamin E – Nature’s Powerful Antioxidant

June 1, 2007

Vitamin E is not a single nutrient but exists in nature as a family of eight different antioxidants.  Some vitamin E supplements sold in health...

Boost Your Brain and Body with B Vitamins

April 1, 2007

While not as glamorous as ginkgo biloba, ginseng or St. John’s wort, the B vitamins are far more important for the optimal functioning of the...

Vitamins For Her

December 1, 2005

Nutrients for the Changing Needs of Women Why take a multivitamin? Many people believe that if they eat three meals a day and exercise regularly,...