Study Reveals One Possible Way to Achieve “Super Ager” Status

New research indicates that many older adults actually exhibit memory performance equivalent to that of much younger individuals. These older adults, dubbed ‘super agers,’ may one day help us to make major advances in understanding not only what drives memory loss, but also other forms of cognitive decline—such as dementia and other diseases.

The Best Time of Day to Take Your Supplements

Do you gulp down all of your supplements first thing in the morning or the last thing at night? Maybe you divide them up during the day… or only take them when you think about it. No matter how or when you take your supplements, it’s a sure thing you are getting plenty of...

Is the New Attack on Brain Health Supplements Putting Thousands of Other Supplements at Risk?

The attack on picamilon (a safe supplement combining the natural substances GABA and vitamin B3) spearheaded by the attorney general of Oregon, with the assistance of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), has likely been orchestrated by the US Food and Drug Administration. If picamilon is declared an illegal drug and driven off the market, it...

Taking This Supplement May Increase Cancer Risk

The dangers of taking workout supplements (which produce questionable results) are becoming far too great to ignore.

With Supplements, Do You Get What You Pay For?

Here is a quick "buyer's guide" that will help you make good decisions when you purchase supplements, regardless of the brand you choose.

The Truth about Weight Loss Supplements

If one of your New Years’ resolutions is to lose weight in 2015, you may be tempted to invest in some sort of weight loss supplement. However, a new Consumer Reports survey suggests that might not be a good idea. It turns out most of us are mistaken about both the safety, and the...

Here’s What Happened When 52 Physicians Took The Red Yeast Rice Challenge

52 physicians took red yeast rice for eight weeks---the cholesterol lowering results shocked them.

Boost Vitamin D Levels During Winter for Optimal Health

If you live in the Northern states, there’s no doubt about it: winter struck hard and early this year. This means more and more Americans aren’t able to get outdoors for their daily dose of vitamin D. Unfortunately, a large proportion of U.S. adults are already deficient in this critical nutrient. And the dark,...

Dangerous Lawsuit Threatens the Few Supplement Health Claims Currently Allowed

The ability for supplement companies to use certain health and marketing claims is at risk due to new lawsuit.

Study: One Heart Health Supplement Could Save Us More Than $2 Billion a Year

Use of specific dietary supplements can have a positive effect on health care costs and long-term health.