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The Dynamic Duo: Calcium and Vitamin D

Posted 6 days ago by

THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 – Your need for calcium gets a lot of attention, but your body can't use it without its partner, vitamin D, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Most adults need 1,000 milligrams of calcium each day. Recommendations for vitamin D range from the current recommended daily allowance of 600 International Units (IUs), all the way up to 4,000 IUs to best ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Kratom-containing Powder Products by PDX Aromatics: Recall - Potential for Contamination with Salmonella

Posted 9 days ago by

ISSUE: PDX Aromatics of Portland, Oregon DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, has initiated a recall of certain kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Bella Diet Capsules by Bella All Natural: Recall - Presence of Sibutramine

Posted 28 Feb 2018 by

ISSUE: Bella All Natural is voluntarily recalling its Diet Capsules labeled as Bella, Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019, to the consumer level. This recall has been initiated due to presence of sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 due to safety concerns. N-Desmethyl sibutramine is an active metabolite of sibutramine. ...

Antioxidants: The Good Health Helpers

Posted 23 Feb 2018 by

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 – Antioxidants – it's a hot nutrition buzzword, but do you know what they really are? Antioxidants are naturally occurring chemicals that block the activity of other chemicals called free radicals. Free radicals are formed naturally in the body and actually play an important role in many everyday processes, such as exercise and metabolism. But at high concentrations, they ...

Cow, Soy or Almond: Which 'Milk' Is Best for You?

Posted 1 Feb 2018 by

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 – Almond milk, soy milk, rice milk and coconut milk may all offer lactose-free alternatives to cow's milk, but new research suggests that the dairy version remains the most nutritious option. The finding stems from a Canadian analysis that assessed the nutritional value of a single serving of the four most popular plant-based milks relative to cow's milk. "We thought that ...

'IV Lounges' Are the Latest Health Fad, But Are They Safe?

Posted 31 Jan 2018 by

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 – "Rent-a-drip" IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas. But experts say these lounges are at best a waste of money and at worst potentially dangerous. "The whole thing is really nonsense," said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, a professor of ...

Who Really Needs to Go Gluten-Free

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 – It seems like "gluten-free" labels are popping up everywhere, including on foods that never had any gluten to begin with. Is this a health bandwagon you should jump on … or shy away from? Gluten is a protein found mostly in wheat, barley and rye. A gluten-free diet is a must for the 2 percent of the population diagnosed with celiac disease, to avoid serious intestinal i ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: "Zero For Him" Dietary Supplement by Break Ventures/California Basics: Recall - Possible Salmonella Contamination

Posted 24 Jan 2018 by

[Posted 01/24/2018] ISSUE: Break Ventures/California Basics is recalling its Dietary Supplement “Zero for Him 150ct” Lot# 1710-638 because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, dia ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Arthri-D 120ct Dietary Supplement by Arthri-D: Recall - Possible Salmonella Contamination

Posted 24 Jan 2018 by

[Posted 01/24/2018] ISSUE: Arthri-D is recalling its Dietary Supplement “Arthri-D 120ct” Lot#1701-092 because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Multiple Drug Products by Flawless Beauty: Recall - Misbranded or Unapproved

Posted 23 Jan 2018 by

ISSUE: Flawless Beauty, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of nineteen different products sold individually or as part of multi-unit kits alleged by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to be misbranded or unapproved new drugs pursuant to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. The FDA believes that these drugs present serious public health risks. View the recall notice for a ...

Health Tip: Decode Nutritional Labels

Posted 5 Jan 2018 by

-- Determining whether your food is nutritious can be challenge. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions for deciphering product nutrition labels: Review all ingredients. Those listed first have higher percentages for that product. Compare the label's serving size with your standard portion size, and make sure they are similar. Note the total calories of each serving ...

Prenatal Vitamins Tied to Lower Autism Risk in Kids, Study Finds

Posted 4 Jan 2018 by

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 – Taking folic acid and multivitamins during pregnancy could reduce your child's risk of autism, a new study suggests. Kids were less likely to be diagnosed with autism if their moms took supplements before pregnancy and while they were expecting, according to a study of just over 45,000 Israeli children. "Reduced risk of [autism] in offspring is a consideration for ...

Health Tip: Eat Less Salt

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by

-- Eating less salt could help you avoid heart disease or stroke. The U.S. Office on Women's Health suggests how to cut the amount of salt in your diet: Eat fewer processed foods. Check the sodium content on the product's nutrition facts label. Avoid foods with lots of salt. Season your food with herbs and spices, instead of salt. Get used to eating less salty foods.

FDA Medwatch Alert: Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Posted 17 Dec 2017 by

[Posted 12/14/2017] ISSUE: Marmex Corp is voluntarily recalling all lots of Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement, 500mg to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to contain sildenafil. The presence of the undeclared active ingredients renders them unapproved drugs for which safety and efficacy have not been established. Use of products with undeclared sildenafil ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Bull Capsules, Chao Jimengnan Tablets by Nutra Labs: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredients

Posted 5 Dec 2017 by

[Posted 12/01/2017] ISSUE: Nutra Labs Inc. is voluntarily recalling lots sold by their firm of the male enhancement supplements Bull 1800 mg Capsules with the production date of 05/08/2016, and Chao Jimengnan 150 mg Tablets with Lot # 20151018 to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the products to be tainted with sildenafil, 0.026mg/capsule for Bull, and 70.46mg/tablet for Chao Jimengnan ...

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