Tag: supplements

Daily Source of Vitamin B12

“Daily Source of Vitamin B12” Though it may be cheaper and easier to just take something once a week, some people would rather get into the habit of doing something daily, so they don’t forget. So, how much vitamin B12 would you have to take if you wanted to do it once a day, rather…

By Ewald Bahringer September 17, 2019 22

Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality

“Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality” Research in human nutrition over the last 40 years has led to numerous discoveries and to a comprehensive understanding of the exact mechanisms behind how food nutrients affect our bodies. However, the epidemics of diet-related chronic diseases — obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, and cancers — dramatically…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 72

Black Raspberry Supplements Put to the Test

the regulation of dietary supplements in the United States has been described as too little too late dietary supplements may be adulterated with dangerous compounds be contaminated have failed to contain what they say they contain or contain unknown doses of the ingredients listed on the label be sold at toxic dosages or produce harmful…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 67

Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking

“Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking” In terms of longevity, there’s one last supplement to consider: Vitamin D. Who votes shorter life? Who votes the same life expectancy? Longer life? Vitamin D seems to be the only supplement that can actually make us live longer. Before we start the next round, I want to note the two…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 61

Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?” In people without a personal history of cardiovascular disease, the risks of aspirin may outweigh the benefits, but aspirin may have additional benefits as well. We have long recognized the preventative role of daily aspirin for patients with heart disease; however, it now appears we can now…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 55

Risk Associated With Iron Supplements

“Risk Associated with Iron Supplements” Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don’t absorb enough, we risk anemia. But if we absorb too much, we may be increasing our risk of colorectal cancer, heart disease, infection, neurodegenerative disorders, and inflammatory conditions. Other conditions that have been associated with high iron intake include Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, arthritis,…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 42