Supplements

Probiotics for Women

It’s well known that probiotics can help support digestive health. But did you know that there are specific reasons women should consider supplementing with a probiotic supplement daily? Here are 5 ways probiotics can benefit a woman’s health.
Relieve Constipation. One in four adults in North America experience constipation, with women and seniors most likely to…

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Why You Should Take Your Supplements with Water

Many prescription drugs come with a warning that you shouldn’t take them with grapefruit juice. That’s because grapefruit contains furanocoumarins, compounds which inhibit an important enzyme produced in your liver, CYP3A4.
This enzyme is critical to the metabolism of your medication, making sure it slowly enters the bloodstream. If the enzyme is blocked, too much of…

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CRN Supplement Usage Study

New Study Shows Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Take Dietary Supplements
According to the 2013 Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, two-thirds of U.S. adults take dietary supplements. Women are more likely to take supplements than men (72% vs. 64%), although both groups share the same top reason for taking dietary supplements “overall…

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Dietary Supplements Could Save Billions of Dollars!

Taking Dietary Supplements Daily Could Save Billions of Dollars

According to a new report just released from Frost and Sullivan and commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), consumption of certain nutritional supplements could lead to billions of dollars in cost savings for health care payers, such as consumers and insurance companies.
The report estimated the…

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GABA Shows Promise as Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome

UCLA researchers demonstrated that GABA, a naturally produced amino acid-like molecule, may help inhibit development of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, conditions that are involved in the development of Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
In this early preclinical study, GABA was given orally to mice that were obese, insulin resistant and in the early stages…

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