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Dietary Supplements (INACTIVE)

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  • Larry Scott dies at 75; champion bodybuilder

    Larry Scott wasn't exactly a 98-pound weakling — he weighed in at 120 — but his life changed forever after he ran across a stack of bodybuilding magazines in an Idaho city dump. The scrawny 16-year-old started working out in private, doing...
  • Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that's...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Think amaranth for healthy variety

    Environmental Nutrition Amaranth, a less well-known grain than some of its cousins, has been steadily climbing out from obscurity and reclaiming its ancient glory. This native of Peru was as much a staple crop as corn to the pre-Colombian Aztecs, who...
  • Center for Food Safety sues USDA over genetically modified alfalfa

    A food safety group filed a lawsuit in hopes of forcing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to release documents in court that could explain why the federal agency approved genetically engineered alfalfa despite its misgivings about environmental safety....
  • Teen's hair loss likely a result of genetics; treatment available

    Teen's hair loss likely a result of genetics; treatment available
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son, 19, has been losing his hair for about a year. He's been using a hair growth foam for about 6 months without much difference. He is healthy otherwise and exercises daily. He's a baseball player and wears a cap often, but this...
  • EATINGWELL: Lentil Burgers

    Walnuts and fresh marjoram accent these vegan lentil burgers. Substitute oregano for marjoram if you like. Serve with a smear of whole-grain mustard and roasted sweet potato wedges. Lentil Burgers Makes 4 servings. Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time:...
  • People at high risk for osteoporosis may benefit from bone density test

    People at high risk for osteoporosis may benefit from bone density test
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is a bone density test? Is it necessary to have one even if I'm healthy? I am a 67-year-old woman and I exercise daily. ANSWER: A bone density test uses x-rays to measure how much calcium and other minerals are in a section of...
  • EATINGWELL: Chocolate Fondue

    The chocolate will stiffen if it gets cold, so enjoy it while it's still warm. Skewer and dip anything you like -- pear slices, dried apricots, even marshmallows. Chocolate Fondue Serves 2. Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes 3 ounces...
  • Potato farmers disgruntled at exclusion from WIC program

    U.S. potato growers have again been snubbed by government officials who have kept fresh spuds off the list of approved foods for the federal Women, Infants and Children voucher system. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture expanded low-...
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
  • Pa. bill to ban teens from tanning booths gains legislative momentum

    A bill that would block minors from sliding into tanning beds at Pennsylvania salons is gaining momentum in the state Legislature. House Bill 1259, by Bucks County Rep. Frank Farry, would ban anyone under the age of 16 from using tanning equipment that...