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Dietary Supplements

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  • Talk to doctor before taking probiotics

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep hearing about all the health benefits of probiotics. Are there any negative side effects? Do I need to talk to my doctor before I take them? ANSWER: Some research has shown that taking probiotics may have health benefits. They...
  • Vitamin supplements may prevent drug-induced hearing loss

    The drug gentamicin can provide effective treatment for people with bacterial infections that are resistant to other antibiotics, but this medication can cause a serious side effect, too: hearing loss. Now, University of Florida researchers have...
  • Milk's glass half-empty as trendier drinks surge

    Got almond milk? More and more consumers do. They've also got soy milk, coconut milk, flax milk and all sorts of trendy juices and bottled waters. But good old milk the moo kind keeps fading from grocery lists. Milk's rate of decline in 2011 and 2012...
  • The Edgy Veggie: Spring greens mark the new season

    Happy Vernal Equinox, when we mark nature's changing of seasons. We welcome spring, when the world sloughs off its cold, crusty mantle and awakens to the new. It's time to turn over and eat a new leaf. Think tender, sweet spinach; vibrant, earthy kale;...
  • Sugar addiction is source of ill health | YourTime

    Sugar addiction is source of ill health | <span style=color:#ff0000><b> YourTime</b></span>
    Two hundred years ago, the average American consumed 2 pounds of sugar per year. Today, that number has skyrocketed to 152 pounds per year. That equals approximately 3 pounds per week, much of which is hidden in processed foods and soft drinks....
  • Nearly half of Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory

    Nearly half of Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory
    Is there really a link between vaccine and autism, cellphones and cancer, the HIV virus and the CIA? Almost half of Americans believe the answer is yes for at least one of the many medical conspiracy theories that have circulated in recent years. And...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Think twice before giving up grains

    Environmental Nutrition 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...
  • 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....
  • 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:...
  • No, orange juice is not as bad as soda

    No, orange juice is not as bad as soda
    I'm sticking up for orange juice. The assault on Florida's liquid ambassador is almost too much for a native to take. I grew up drinking a glass of citrus sweetness with breakfast each morning. Nothing could be more natural, wholesome and packed...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...