Tag: supplements

Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection

“Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection” Earlier this month, a research team at the Cleveland Clinic offered a novel explanation as to why meat intake may be related to mortality. “Numerous studies have suggested a decrease in atherosclerotic disease risk — heart disease our #1 killer –” “in vegan and vegetarian individuals compared…


Safest source of B12

“Safest Source of B12” What’s the best way to get vitamin B12? Well, B12 is not made by plants; not made by animals either. It’s made by certain bacteria, some of which line the guts of animals, of which people eat and drink. But that’s not the best source, because of the baggage that comes…


40 Year Vegan Dies of a Heart Attack! Why? The Omega-3 and B12 Myth with Dr. Michael Greger

January of last year Dave Thomas founder and spokesperson of Wendy’s hamburger fast food chain died he was 69 years old you know the average life expectancy in the United States is 77 Wendy spokespersons however denied any relationship between the bacon double cheeseburgers another fast food fare he hawked on television and his earlier…


Dr David Hughes talks about nutrition and supplements in sport

If an athlete is in the habit from a very early age of taking vitamins and supplements because they absolutely believe that they need it for performance then they have already created a potential weakness for themselves because the moment they can’t access those, they have a self-belief that they can’t perform. And the truth…


Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?

years ago was shown that vitamin D isn’t just the sunshine environment for us but for mushrooms as well you take some shiitakes for example put them under a sunlamp for an hour and they make vitamin D just like we do lounging at the pool now most mushrooms you buy the store don’t have…


5 Supplements For Triathletes | An Introduction To Nutritional Supplements In Triathlon

– What is a supplement? In simple terms, it’s something that you take along side your normal food that will help your overall well being and also to make sure that your body meets its nutritional demands. So in this video, we’re going to be going into a little more detail as to exactly what…


Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance

“Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance” Resistant starch wasn’t discovered until 1982. Before that we thought all starch could be digested by the digestive enzymes in our small intestine. Subsequent studies confirmed that there are indeed starches that resist digestion and end up in our large intestine where they can then feed…


Potassium and Autoimmune Disease

“Potassium and Autoimmune Disease” Potassium is best known for lowering blood pressure and stroke risk, but a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of potassium supplementation was tried in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, published in the Journal of Pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is kind of the classic autoimmune inflammatory arthritis. Sufferers tend to have inappropriately low glucocorticoid levels,…


Plant-Based Omega-3 Supplements

“Plant-Based Omega-3 Supplements” This is what it looks like. It’s grown organically. So, no heavy metals; no industrial toxins. It’s grown bloodlessly. You know, Charlie looks happier in the commercials. It’s grown sustainably, so we’re not contributing to the extinction of our ocean wildlife. It’s grown hygienically— so, you don’t have to hear me talk…


Vitamin Labels Are Wrong – Know Your Nutritional Requirements

Hi, I’m Dr. Tod Cooperman, President and Founder of ConsumerLab com, which has been testing and reporting on the quality of dietary supplements since 1999, and I’m here today to tell you something disturbing about the labeling on dietary supplements, which is that the Daily Value (DV) information that you see in the Supplement Facts…