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Pea vs. Whey Protein -- (1/15/2019) Which is better for increasing strength and muscle thickness, pea protein or whey protein? See what a recent study showed in the Protein Powders Review. Also see our Top Pick for each type of protein.
Don't Take Minerals With Certain Supplements -- (1/15/2019) Taking minerals like calcium and magnesium can dramatically reduce the absorption of carotenoids like lycopene, beta carotene, and astaxanthin. Get the details in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Lycopene Supplements Review.
Anxiety Treatment -- Low-Dose CBD? -- (1/15/2019) Does low-dose CBD (cannabidiol) help with anxiety and sleep disorders? See the results of a recently published case series in the What It Does section of the CBD & Hemp Extract Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for CBD.
B12 Tablet vs. Injection -- (1/15/2019) Is a vitamin B12 tablet just as good as an injection for raising blood levels of B12? Find out in the Cobalamin (B12) section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for vitamin B12.
Maintaining Muscle With Fish Oil? -- (1/12/2019) Can taking fish oil prevent muscle loss when a limb is immobilized, such as in a brace? Find out what a recent study showed in the "Strength and Muscle" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks for fish oil.)
Fiber Benefits -- (1/12/2019) Higher fiber intake was associated with a lower risk of many major diseases in a recent study. However, the average American consumes far below the recommended daily intake of fiber. As oats are a good source of fiber, we've added details from the new study in the "Benefits" section of the Oat Cereals Review. (Also see our Top Picks oat cereals.)
Is Taking Vinegar Helpful? -- (1/8/2019) Two studies compared the effectiveness of vinegar pills to liquid vinegar in controlling blood sugar after a meal. See the results in the "Blood sugar control" section of the Apple Cider Vinegar Review. (Also see our Top Picks for apple cider vinegar.)
B Vitamins & Breast Cancer -- (1/8/2019) A reduced risk of breast cancer was associated with supplementing with certain amounts of folic acid and vitamin B12 for women predisposed to breast cancer in a new study. See the details in the "Breast cancer" section of the B Vitamin Supplements Review.
Is Protein Best Before or After a Meal? -- (1/5/2019) A new study showed that the timing of protein supplementation around a meal can determine the effect on blood sugar in people with insulin resistance. Find out the best timing in the update to the Protein Powders, Drinks, and Shakes Review. (Also see our Top Picks among products.)


 

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