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Dietary Supplements

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  • If you're 'thyroid sick,' try these tips

    If you're 'thyroid sick,' try these tips
    Dear Pharmacist: I take Synthroid for my thyroid condition, and also Wellbutrin for depression. I am in pretty good health other than my hair still coming out, and I have cold hands and feet. But I feel better overall. What else can I take or do to help...
  • Cleaning up the grocery cart

     Cleaning up the grocery cart
    Like many children of the '70s, Mindy Greenberg grew up with pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars and green clovers. "Our pantry was full of beautiful colors — sugar cereal, Pop-Tarts and Cheetos," she said. Beyond the plethora of processed...
  • EatingWell: Try these 10 secrets to cooking healthier

    If your eating habits are anything like those of most Americans and you're looking for the simplest advice, we would tell you to eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains and less of just about everything else. However, if you're ready for just a bit...
  • Nutrition company HQ moving to Pembroke Pines

    Stemtech International, producer of nutritional supplements, is moving its international headquarters, manufacturing and labs from San Clemente, Calif., to Pembroke Pines. The company has committed to creating 90 jobs at an average salary of about $66,...
  • Keeping kosher as we age

    We all have our traditional kosher favorites — and for many this means Ashkenazic fare, like slow-roasted brisket, matzo ball soup, lockshen kugel, and perhaps cholent and blintzes. Unfortunately, such kosher classics aren't the best choices for...
  • Winter white veggies aren't colorful, but they're tasty

    Momentary warm weather got me thinking about playing outdoors, gardening and shopping at farmer's markets. But until spring arrives, I'll be staying indoors and trying to think of ways to jazz up family meals. Fortunately, I found one. A news release...
  • A babka's distinctive swirls make this chocolate bread a spectacular treat

    In an old "Seinfeld" episode, Jerry and Elaine stop at a bakery on their way to a dinner party, intending to buy a chocolate babka as a hostess gift. But they're thwarted by the couple ahead of them, who buy the last babka and are headed to the same...
  • 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...
  • Food nutrition labels get a makeover

    Aiming to give Americans the tools to make healthier dietary choices, the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled a revamped version of one of the nation's most recognized graphics -- the "Nutrition Facts" box that appears on the back or side of...
  • Are fish oils your only choice?

    Are fish oils your only choice?
    Dear Pharmacist: I'm taking a prescription drug version of fish oils for my heart and cholesterol. I want a plant-derived option because I'm a vegetarian, plus I get "fish burp." Are there plant-derived essential fatty acids, or do you have to get it from...