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Choline Dietary Supplements To Help Prevent Cancer And Improve Memory
Choline is an essential B vitamin that functions as a precursor for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and as a bull ding block for phospholipids in cellular membranes and lipoproteins and for the methyl donor betaine. It can be manufactured...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum Procumbens) Supplements
This herb's name definitely stimulates the imagination, but imagination may not be far from reality: devil's claw produces a hard fruit with large claw like appendages that lie waiting for a passerby on which to grip and hitch a ride for dispersal...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Read This Review of 5 HTP Supplement Before You Buy
5 HTP supplements can nip a common problem many of us experience, a spiraling down of our energy, concentration, and stamina. This is a fatigue that can't be fixed with a cup of coffee and a donut. The malaise that is over taking you drains not...
By Cynthia Wang
Dangers Associated With Grapefruit Diet Pills
First popularized in Hollywood in the 1930s and again in the 1980s, the grapefruit diet is back, reincarnated in pill form. Grapefruit diet pills contain a grapefruit extract (often the insoluble fiber pectin) along with other herbs, fibers...
By Georgy Kharchenko
St. John's Wort Supplements And When Splurges Become Habitual Binges
St. John's wort seems best used temporarily to improve mood, and thus prevent depression-related overeating. The usual dosage is two capsules daily (200 mg to 300 mg) of a capsulized product standardized to 0.3 percent hypericin. Teas and tincture...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Licorice, Milk Thistle, Mustard Seed, Parsley, Passion Flower And Plantain
You probably think of licorice as a black, chewy candy, but it is also an important herb used to treat inflammation and bronchial congestion. Licorice is derived from the roots and underground stem of a European plant and is available in capsules...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Schisandra Shrub, Senna, Spirulina, Uva Ursi And Yellow Dock
Schisandra - This herb comes from the fruit of the schisandra shrub, cultivated in China. Schisandra is popular among herbalists as a liver protector. The herb is also used to treat colds, urinary incontinence, and allergies. It is unclear why...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Diet Herbs: Yerba Mate, Yohimbe And Yucca
Yerba mate is a South American plant whose leaves are dried and made into tea or put into capsules. The herb contains vitamins A, B-complex, and C, and the minerals calcium, magnesium, and iron. Yerba mate is usually touted as a natural upper.
By Georgy Kharchenko
Guggul And Diet
Inflammation is the body's natural defensive response to infection and certain chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis Inflammation, however, produces pain, swelling, and often redness which is why anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin...
By Georgy Kharchenko
Calcium Supplements
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body. The average adult skeleton contains about 2-3 Ib of calcium, with 99% found in the bones and teeth. The remaining 1% of body calcium is found in the blood and within cells, where calcium...
By Georgy Kharchenko
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