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Fish Oil for Psychosis? -- (11/29/2016) no added benefit from giving fish oil in conjunction with other psychiatric therapy. For details, including dosage, see the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review >>
Probiotic for Bloating and Abdominal Discomfort? -- (11/22/2016) Probiotics can help with a range of gastrointestinal issues, but a recently published, large clinical trial found that a popular probiotic was only slightly helpful to people with a history of abdominal discomfort and bloating. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Probiotic Supplements Review >>
Fish Oil for Strength? -- (11/19/2016) A daily dose of fish oil increased strength in women who did resistance exercise, but not in men, according to a new study. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review >>
Many Americans Not Getting Enough Potassium -- (11/16/2016) Americans may not be getting enough potassium according to a new study. Get the details, plus information about how to increase your intake of potassium in the "What To Consider When Using" section of the Potassium Supplements Review >>
Understanding How Much Vitamin D You Need -- (11/16/2016) Misunderstanding the daily requirement for vitamin D is common and can have adverse implications. To address this issue, leading experts recently published an article re-explaining the requirements. We've summarized this in the "How Much Do You Need and How Much Is Too Much?" section in the Vitamin D Supplements Review >>
Vitamin D & Breast Cancer Survival -- (11/12/2016) A new study making headlines this week found that women with "the highest" levels of vitamin D had better survival rates from breast cancer than women with the "lowest rates." What was left out of news stories — and may surprise you — is what these levels are. Find out in the "What It Does" section of the Vitamin D Supplements Review >>
Taking Curcumin With an NSAID? -- (11/7/2016) Studies have shown that curcumin (an extract of turmeric) can improve symptoms of knee arthritis as well as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. But is there benefit in taking them together? A new study provides an answer, as discussed in the "What It Does" section of the Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Review >>
Melatonin for Migraine -- (11/5/2016) Melatonin was shown to reduce migraine headaches as well as a prescription migraine drug but with fewer side-effects in a recent study. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Melatonin Supplements Review >>
Cinnamon to Lower Blood Sugar? -- (11/5/2016) A study in people with elevated blood sugar levels found that a particular cinnamon extract (which CL has tested) modestly lowered blood sugar levels. The way the data was analyzed, however, appears flawed in our opinion. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of Cinnamon Supplements and Spices Review >>
Curcumin for Allergy -- (11/2/2016) A recent pilot study suggests that curcumin can significantly reduce symptoms of seasonal allergy. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Review >>


 

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