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NAD and Healthy Aging

Most of us don’t spend much time thinking about our cells. You may remember from an early biology class that cells are the “building...
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Your Genes and Food: The Science of Personalized Nutrition

Highlights from the 2018 American Nutrition Association meeting on Personalized Nutrition includes advances in science as well as clinical applications.
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Energy Boosters

While the choice of energy-boosting products is broader than ever, some are beneficial and others are not. And, some should be avoided altogether.
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Do Conflicting Health Headlines Leave You Confused?

Conflicting media reports that neither address validity nor correctly interpret findings of health research make it difficult for consumers to know what to do.
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Lecithin Supplements: Understanding the Risks and Benefits

Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature suggesting safety concerns.
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You Can’t Outrun Your Microbes: How Exercise Affects Your Gut

Dr. Miller explains how extreme exercise affect our gut microbiomes.
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Dietary Supplements Can Make You Sick

There is a belief in this country that dietary supplements are completely safe. But that is just not true as Pieter Cohen, MD points out.

The Role of Diet, Stress, and Exercise Play In Belly Fat...

By fixing all three aspects of belly fat, you are much more likely not only to take it off, but to keep it off as well.

Vitamin E Supplements May be Hazardous to Bone Health

Based on skimpy evidence, we rushed to conclusions about vitamin E supplementation that were later shown to be inaccurate at best.

What’s the Controversy Surrounding Vitamin D Supplementation

Despite skyrocketing sales of Vitamin D, a review of the scientific literature suggests supplementation is probably not necessary.
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Training for a Marathon? Can Red Wine Help?

Resveratrol increases endurance by facilitating a more efficient utilization of oxygen by the mitochondria.
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Vitamins and Supplements: Are They Good for Us or a Waste...

About half of Americans take some sort of dietary supplement and, collectively, we spend more than $23 billion per year on these products.