Archive for the ‘Dietary Supplements’ Category

 

This Powerful Nutrient Trio Can Reduce Your Osteoporosis Risk

Posted on June 1st, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Vitamin D is recommended by doctors for bone health because it helps improve your calcium absorption. But did you know that there is a lesser-known nutrient that you should not miss out on? Recent research says that vitamin K2 plays a significant role in optimal bone health and may even help you avoid bone fractures […]

 
 

The Alarming Truth About Calcium Supplements

Posted on February 20th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

Many people take a calcium supplement because they believe that large doses of this mineral help “build” bones and protect against osteoporosis and bone fractures. Taking a calcium supplement may increase bone density, but did you know that this does not necessarily mean that your bones will be optimally healthy? What’s worse, some calcium supplements […]

 
 

Dietary Supplements are Not the Key to Good Health

Posted on May 20th, 2011 by admin  |  13 Comments »

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed that more than half of American adults are taking dietary supplements, including herbal extracts, multivitamins, and minerals. It marked an 11 percent increase in less than two decades, from 42 percent in 1988 to 53 percent in 2006. Americans spent almost 27 billion dollars […]