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|8/10/2016 - Today I'm announcing heavy metals testing services for your vitamins, herbs, superfoods and supplements. With this heavy metals test kit from the Health Ranger Store, you can now find out the precise parts per billion concentrations of heavy metals, nutritive minerals and trace minerals in all your...|
|6/2/2016 - Recognizing the dismal health record among America's youth, a group of pharmacies in Jackson, Mo., has pledged to donate free vitamins to local schoolchildren in an effort to improve childhood health. A bit of positive news in this dark world, the effort represents a step in the right direction towards...|
|3/31/2016 - A healthy, radiant and smooth looking skin is something we all desire. We spend a fortune on expensive lotions, masks and creams that promise us the most amazing results. Unfortunately, most of these commercially available skincare products are loaded with chemicals that do more harm than good.
|9/16/2015 - Depression. You'd think we all have the same definition for this word, but we don't. Misery, the blues... Many people think a sad emotional state is equivalent to clinical depression. It is not.
The difference between normal experience and a disorder is the constancy, severity, and combination of...|
|8/12/2015 - Skin cancer, in all its forms, is one of the most frequently diagnosed kinds of cancer both in the United States and abroad. And while some forms of this condition are easily treatable and have a good prognosis, others like melanoma can prove deadly, mostly due to the fact that they can spread easily...|
|6/22/2015 - The two main reasons why people do not get health and stay healthy are (1) internal toxicity and (2) nutritional deficiency. Many people (especially in our fast-paced Western culture) know they should be getting the nutrients that they need, but they don't want to change their eating habits or lifestyle...|
|2/4/2015 - A teenage boy is admitted to a mental hospital. He screams in fear, begging to be saved from the thousands of spiders climbing up the wall - spiders no one else can see.
A middle-aged woman is anemic.
An elderly man is depressed.
A young woman dreads her monthly cycle, knowing she will become...|
|1/20/2015 - The Monsanto Company is responsible for redefining farming, making mainstream agriculture dependent on chemicals -- toxins that sterilize the human population. As food is subjected to chemical warfare all across the planet, militaries are busy searching for terrorists in the mountains. Why can't we...|
|12/6/2014 - Genetics are not a onetime deal, handed down through birth. Fate doesn't rest on genes alone. Nature is more interconnected than that; gene expression is influenced by proteins, enzymes, and bacterial hosts. Larger organisms are directly impacted by invisible hosts, the bacteria living inside. In fact,...|
|11/14/2014 - So you've decided to go cold turkey? You can white knuckle it and try to make it through on your own, or you can relieve much of the stress from withdrawals with the following supplements.
Vitamins and minerals to take to help quit smoking:
Vitamin C - 1,000 mg twice daily (remember to titrate...|
|10/28/2014 - Flu season is upon us. Prevention is the key, but if a virus threatens your health, quick action with natural vitamins, supplements, and herbs can stop that virus in its tracks. How many of these herbs, vitamins, and anti-virals are on hand if you need them?
Vitamins Vitamin A, vitamin...
|10/15/2014 6:16:43 PM - Suddenly you realize there's a little black cloud over your head. Or maybe it's a big one. Things that usually don't bother you are getting on your very last nerve. You're not sure if you want to pick a fight or cry. Before you tell your boss what you really think of him or confront your significant...|
|9/15/2014 8:24:35 PM - B vitamins are essential to many functions of the body. They aid in breaking down simple carbohydrates into glucose, the fuel for the brain and the body. They help manufacture new red blood cells and help them carry iron and create hemoglobin. And although these functions are vital to life, the most...|
|8/15/2014 - Multivitamins have recently been attacked in the media, with the debate centered around the notion that the common, generic all-in-one multivitamins are of poor quality and simply do not seem to work. This controversy has left many puzzled, as society has conditioned people to believe that taking a...|
|7/14/2014 - Breakfast cereals that are "fortified" with synthetic imitations of vitamins like zinc, niacin, and vitamin A could be harming children, says a new report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Researchers from the consumer advocacy organization maintain that many cereals, breakfast bars and other...|
|5/27/2014 - Affecting as many as 50 million Americans, acne is the country's most common skin disorder. And while the teen years may first come to mind when thinking about acne, people from all age groups -- nearly 85 percent of the population, in fact -- suffer from the condition over the course of their lives....|
|5/2/2014 12:36:17 PM - They're often the fruit of choice for athletes looking to boost their electrolyte levels and get a quick energy boost, but bananas are a whole lot more than just a sweet treat or a pleasant addition to a morning smoothie. Rich in vitamins, minerals and other beneficial compounds, bananas can also serve...|
|12/31/2013 - Don't look now, but all of those multivitamins and supplements that have been keeping you well for years... don't work.
Yes, that's right. They're worthless. A waste of money. The "science" on this is now settled, and it's indisputable. You've been ripped off through a combination of "money, politics,...|
|12/20/2013 - Once again, the lamestream media habit of completely accepting commentary from mainstream medical "authorities" has resurfaced as part of an anti-supplement campaign. Recently, they've take a fistful of press releases from medical mafia agents to attack multivitamins, most other vitamins, herbs and...|
|12/17/2013 - Today the mainstream media is gleefully reporting findings they mistakenly believe show all multivitamins to be worthless at preventing disease. "Case Closed: Multivitamins Should Not Be Used," declares Forbes. "New studies dispel multivitamin myths," reports NBC News. And CBS News shouts, "case is...|
|11/28/2013 - Adding vitamins to your diet can help reduce the feeling of depression, winter blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). B vitamins, especially vitamin B12, have been shown to help those suffering from feelings of anxiety or depression. Simply adding nutritional supplements can help lift the blues,...|
|11/14/2013 - Winter is fast approaching. During the winter months, your body needs extra vitamins and minerals to help combat cold weather and illness and to maintain your good health. Sure, these vitamins can be found in supplements and over-the-counter vitamins, but instead of filling your body with pills, why...|
|9/20/2013 6:09:49 PM - Chinese researchers have uncovered even more convincing evidence to suggest that full-spectrum B vitamins are capable of reducing stroke risk. Published in the journal Neurology, the findings of this new meta-analysis out of Zhengzhou University reveal that supplementing with vitamin B can help naturally...|
|8/20/2013 - More effective than oral supplements in many situations, topical application of nutrients is often an overlooked (although superior) method of delivery. Whether using magnesium oil for debilitating arthritis, iodine to heal skin cancer or water soluble vitamins for general health, topical creams, gels,...|
|8/18/2013 - Changing an unhealthy diet to a healthy, balanced diet is very important in weight loss. If a person does not change his diet and continues to avoid eating healthy foods, he will not be able to lose weight. Healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables contain vitamins and minerals that can help a person...|
|7/30/2013 - A Natural News investigation reveals that an alarmingly large number of multivitamins and individual nutrient vitamins are formulated with ingredients derived from genetically modified corn.
This is the "dirty little secret" of the vitamin industry, but it's not one the mainstream media will touch...|
|7/12/2013 5:22:25 PM - With all the emphasis on the importance of vitamins D and C, an important family of vitamins known as B-complex gets overlooked.
The B vitamins are best known for their energizing abilities, their contributions to creating red blood cells, and their ability to boost nerve health and mental focus.
|7/11/2013 - Quackity quack, the quacks are back, and this time they're targeting fish oil supplements, claiming that taking fish oils raises your risk of prostate cancer.
Hogwash. This is just another case of pure fearmongering quackery by the anti-vitamin crowd. Remember: All these people attacking vitamins...|
|6/26/2013 - When it comes to watching online publishers self destruct, it doesn't get any more bizarre than this. Left-leaning Alternet, a news source that has long enjoyed a reputation of putting out respectable content on issues like civil liberties and social justice, has just committed "integrity suicide" by...|
|6/20/2013 - Do you know all the ingredients contained in the multivitamin you feed to your children? Thousands of American parents apparently do not, as one of the top selling multivitamins for children, Flintstones Vitamins, is loaded with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), aspartame, aluminum, petroleum-derived...|
|6/8/2013 - Alzheimer's disease is pathologically characterized as a reduction in brain volume, commonly referred to as shrinkage, as well as amyloid protein tangles that prevent efficient communication between neurons by altering chemical and electrical signaling. Fortunately, many natural nutrients (curcumin,...|
|6/3/2013 10:17:02 PM - Large daily doses of B vitamins may protect vulnerable populations from the brain shrinkage and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from Oxford University and published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in May.
|5/31/2013 - If you suffer from anxiety or develop occasional panic attacks marked by bouts of hyperventilation, you could merely be experiencing the side effects of an underlying nutrient deficiency that is easily correctable. This definitely appears to have been the case with 21 people who participated in a recent...|
|5/9/2013 - It's one of the biggest cover-ups in the history of nutrition: Those "conventional" multivitamins sold at grocery stores, pharmacies and big-box stores are filled with synthetic chemicals that are fraudulently called "vitamins." Ascorbic acid, pyridoxine (B6), niacin (B3), magnesium oxide and dozens...|
|3/26/2013 - I'm absolutely shocked at how many people don't investigate what's really in the products they swallow. When something is sold as an herb, vitamin, superfood or supplement, they think it's automatically safe. And while the natural products industry has a truly remarkable safety record -- especially...|
|3/7/2013 - Forget the smell, visual and squeeze tests, perhaps there's a better way to determine the "health" of a piece of produce before adding it to the basket at the grocery store or produce stand.
It's true that not all carrots are created equally. Soil conditions, including quality and type, amount of...|
|2/27/2013 - Not all vitamins and dietary supplements are the same. Many popular supplement brands, in fact, contain artificial additives, synthetic flow agents, chemical colorings, and even imitation vitamin compounds that your body does not recognize and cannot fully process. So how can you know whether or not...|
|2/22/2013 - The fat soluble vitamins A, D and K2 are essential for building strong healthy bodies. These vitamins work together and also help to absorb other essential minerals such as zinc and magnesium which are required for optimal functioning. Fat soluble vitamins support bones, teeth and a healthy immune system....|
|1/25/2013 - Vitamins can reduce the symptoms and duration of the flu and provide natural immunity from viral and bacterial infections. Research has shown that vitamins taken before a flu can build immunity and prevent the flu. Taken during the flu, vitamins can shorten the duration and also mitigate the symptoms...|
|1/12/2013 - If you just got paid recently, you probably noticed your taxes went UP and your take-home pay went DOWN. Yes, this is true even if you voted for Obama, the very man who promised nobody's taxes would go up if he were elected President.
This is the equivalent of a sleight-of-hand magician apparently...|
|11/29/2012 10:03:52 PM - New research suggests that ingredients found in B vitamins could help reduce the risk and incidence of breast cancer, particularly folate, a water soluble B vitamin that occurs naturally in food.
The study of 1,412 women, by researchers at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center in Honolulu, found...|
|11/1/2012 - The cold and flu season is right around the corner so it's a good idea to get a head start on improving your immunity before it hits. There are plenty of vitamins and supplements that are currently known for possessing immune-enhancing properties. After all, washing your hands frequently and avoiding...|
|10/23/2012 - It's not that the hundreds of billions of dollars spent over the years on cancer research has been a complete waste, but sometimes the simplest answer is the best one.
In this case, researchers seem to have confirmed what science has known for quite some time: that a well-balanced diet is the "secret"...|
|10/13/2012 12:23:31 PM - A vibrant immune response is important to fight viral infections and the common cold, but is also essential to protect against the development and progression of chronic illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and dementia. Many of the most advanced natural therapies to fight and treat the...|
|9/14/2012 - Do you currently buy your vitamins at the local grocery store, bulk club store, pharmacy, etc? More than likely, you are not getting what you paid for and are doing more harm than good. Getting your daily dose of vitamins and minerals should come from food, and only then should you supplement with high...|
|8/19/2012 - If you have ever done any sort of comparison shopping online, chances are you have probably used Google's Shopping portal to pull up product information and compare prices. But if you live in the U.S. and try to use Google Shopping to buy vitamins, supplements, personal care products, and even many...|
|8/16/2012 - Many people do not realize that the medications they take on a daily basis can negatively affect the amount of nutrients stored in the body. Numerous drugs actually deplete specific vitamins and minerals, causing a whole host of additional problems. Being aware of what is being depleted by the prescription...|
|8/1/2012 - Are you taking a multi-vitamin that's killing you slowly? Did you think you were doing the right thing by jiggling that little pill out of its container and washing it down your throat every day in the name of health and wellness? Which ones are you taking; One-a-day, Centrum, Equate, or maybe you just...|
|7/13/2012 - Feeling a little run down? Are you stressed? Someone in the house ill, and you don't want to get it? In situations like these, many reach for vitamins. By definition vitamins are "organic components in food that are needed.... for maintaining good health." But do you know how to read the ingredient...|
|6/8/2012 - A dramatic rise in obesity rates across the country in recent years has led to a parallel increase in new cases of diabetes, but not everyone who develops the chronic illness will need medication to deal with it. Some diabetes can be better controlled through the use of vitamins, contends noted pharmacist...|
|6/1/2012 2:17:34 PM - Stroke remains the third leading cause of death in the US, taking the lives of more than 140,000 people each year, and is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Three-quarters of those suffering from a stroke are aged 65 or older, often the result of decades of poor dietary and lifestyle...|
|4/27/2012 - The human body requires a broad range of nutrients, both essential and nonessential, to maintain balance and good health. Essential nutrients are the ones the body cannot make for itself (or are produced in limited amounts) and must therefore be consumed through diet. The human body also requires many...|
|4/14/2012 - The Standard American Diet, otherwise referred to as S.A.D., consists of low quality factory farmed meats, over-processed packaged foods with vitamins and minerals added back in, condiments, and a leaf of iceberg lettuce as the vegetable for the day -- SAD indeed.
Packaged processed foods made with...|
|3/15/2012 9:11:27 PM - Vitamins are essential for the body to be able to put the nutrients in food to use.
Because vitamins are not produced by the body, we have to get them through the food that we also eat!
Our bodies only need a certain amount of vitamins, which can be provided by eating reasonable amounts of foods...|
|1/23/2012 - Men and women alike desire thick, healthy and shiny hair. Chances are people who possess all of these traits are supplementing with certain vitamins and herbs, or eat a diet that feeds their hair these nutrients on a daily basis. Hair is not just an extension of our bodies. It has become a symbol of...|
|11/8/2011 - A recent report from NaturalNews about children's vitamins and sports drinks lets you know many of the popular mainstream brands of both of these types of products contain large amounts of sugar. Several of our readers wrote asking for suggestions on what they can use to replace the sugary substances....|
|11/6/2011 - Proper nutritional status, attained by consuming a healthy diet teamed with natural vitamins and minerals along with optimization of omega fat lipid ratios, can help to prevent cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. Researchers studying the effects of nutrition at Oxford...|
|11/2/2011 - Those brightly colored gummy or chewable vitamins you give your children in hopes of providing them with more nutrients may actually harm their health. The sweetening ingredients added to make vitamins more attractive to children also put them at risk for obesity, diabetes, asthma, diarrhea and other...|
|10/19/2011 - The mainstream media has been having a field day with a new study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine that came to the outrageous conclusion that vitamins may be unsafe and possibly deadly for older women. But in a recent segment on Infowars Nightly News (INN), fill-in host Mike Adams,...|
|10/17/2011 - Yesterday, we published a groundbreaking article exposing the total media hoax that has been running in the mainstream media over the past week or so. The hoax involved a fraudulent study using altered data which claimed to show that "vitamins are deadly!" But the actual data from the study didn't reach...|
|10/16/2011 - TIME, USA Today, MSNBC, NPR, CTV, the LA Times and numerous other mainstream media outlets have all been running a juvenile hoax over the last week. Through various misleading headlines, they're all claiming that vitamins might kill you. Here are some of the headlines:
Study links vitamins to higher...|
|9/27/2011 - The general public is still shopping at Walmart and common drugstores for synthetic multivitamins and calcium supplements. The bad news is what you don't know might hurt you.
Walking into a nutritional nightmare is easy if you don't know about supplements. Dangerous supplement's can reverse what...|
|9/1/2011 - We here at NaturalNews cannot stress enough how important it is to take the time to fight back against the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) latest assault against vitamins and dietary supplements.
Proposed guidelines put forth by the agency for "New Dietary Ingredients" (NDIs) propose treating...|
|6/28/2011 - Individuals who help pay for their medical expenses with Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) may soon be able to use these programs to buy herbs, vitamins, minerals, meal replacement products, homeopathic remedies, and various other dietary and health supplements...|
|6/6/2011 - Most people who live in developed nations like the United States assume they get plenty of the necessary vitamins and minerals as part of their normal diets, and that they do not need to take vitamin supplements. But a new study published online in the FASEB Journal suggests otherwise, explaining that...|
|6/2/2011 - So-called food safety laws enacted in Denmark back in 2004 have restricted the sale of any food products that contain added vitamins and minerals, and all on the outlandish premise that such nutrients are a threat to public health. And just recently, the country banned Marmite, a popular food spread...|
|5/18/2011 - Comfrey (also known as knitbone) is often referred to as a miracle herb because of the fact that it has healing properties and contains a host of vitamins and minerals. The nutritional value of this herb is almost comparable to many other green leafy vegetables, which we consume on a daily basis. It...|
|2/2/2011 - What do millions of Americans who have plenty to eat have in common with poverty level Ecuadorians consuming a limited diet? A lot, when it comes to poor health. A new epidemiological study has revealed that low-income, older residents of Ecuador have high rates of metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of...|
|1/16/2011 - Mega-doses of B vitamins may significantly slow brain shrinkage and slow the progression of dementia, according to a study conducted by researchers from Oxford University and published in the journal PLoS One.
"This is a very dramatic and striking result," lead researcher David Smith said. "It's...|
|1/7/2011 - The precursors to cardiovascular disease and diabetes include a range of markers collectively known as metabolic syndrome. And researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University have found that maintaining high levels of both...|
|11/4/2010 - Alzheimer`s disease cases are growing at an unprecedented rate with new cases expected to double by the year 2030. A news release from Alzheimer`s Disease International considers this the single most significant health and social crisis of the 21st century. There is much confusion about the factors...|
|10/9/2010 - A higher daily intake of B vitamins may decrease lung cancer risk, according to a study conducted by researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Researchers followed 400,000 people from 10 European countries for...|
|8/18/2010 - Although the dark circles under the eyes may not cause any serious health problem, they are often a cause of great cosmetic concern, adding years to your appearance or making you look haggard or unhealthy. There are a number of different natural remedies for dark under eye circles - such as vitamins....|
|6/18/2010 - Multivitamin supplements can be a great way to get the extra vitamins and minerals that are lacking in everyday foods. Besides the fact that most prepared food is highly processed, cooked, pasteurized or otherwise depleted of its natural nutrient content, the overused soil in which most of our commercial...|
|6/18/2010 - Many nutrients have been shown to prevent hair loss and grow hair. Hair loss can be caused by vitamin deficiency, or by other causes such as aging, drug use, or infections. Adding vitamins to the diet grows hair by improving circulation, reducing stress, and adjusting hormones, all of which are known...|
|5/10/2010 - A new study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting has found that women who take multivitamins and calcium drastically reduce their odds of getting breast cancer. The study, conducted at the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, found that women who routinely took...|
|1/21/2010 - To hear opponents of natural medicine say it, vitamins and herbs are extremely dangerous for your health. They should be regulated, we're told, because they're so dangerous!
Statistics from the U.S. National Poison Data System prove otherwise. According to a 174-page report just published, the number...|
|12/11/2009 - We find ourselves in the middle of the holidays with stress creeping into our lives. Weaving a vitamin group, known as the stress vitamins, into your daily routine may be an effective way to reduce stress. You should also take into consideration that daily exercise and meditation are other important...|
|11/3/2009 - The world of bizarre nutritional claims by sugary cereal makers just got a little more weird this week when Kellogg's began shipping boxes of Cocoa Krispies emblazoned with the ridiculous claim, "Now helps support your child's IMMUNITY."
If processed white sugar, partially-hydrogenated trans fat...|
|9/10/2009 - Yesterday, I wrote a story about the potential dangers of titanium dioxide, a chemical excipient used in many low-grade vitamins and supplements. Following that story, many people wrote me, asking, "Is there a vitamin that's completely free of excipients and fillers?"
As it turns out, there is. It's...|
|9/9/2009 - Because I take a large number of nutritional supplements, I've become increasingly concerned over the years about supplement excipients, binders and fillers. One ingredient frequently used in vitamin manufacturing is titanium dioxide, a nanoparticle powder made of fine titanium bits. It's best known...|
|7/21/2009 - The body performs different functions at different times of the day. Many people suggest adding food supplements at varied times of the day to accommodate for the digestion and assimilation of these nutrients.
At night, many suggest taking calcium. This is because calcium is utilized at night, and...|
|6/26/2009 - A specific combination of vitamins and other nutrients may significantly slow down the rate of sight loss in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness in the elderly, according to new research conducted at Queen`s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
A team of scientists...|
|5/31/2009 - Vitamin B comes in many forms, and all of them are necessary for healthy living. Getting plenty of B vitamins - usually much more than the recommended daily allowance - can improve heart health and symptoms of depression, and can also work to improve energy levels and brain function.
|3/15/2009 - According to the Macular Degeneration Foundation, macular degeneration is the number one cause of blindness among persons aged over 65 in the United States and the United Kingdom. Some good news, though, was revealed in a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. It had found that intake...|
|2/23/2009 - According the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), about 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 have hearing loss most likely caused by exposure to loud sounds or noise at work, home, or during recreational activities....|
|2/11/2009 - Many children's vitamins contain so few nutrients in such low doses that they are no healthier than candy, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Center for Nutritional Education in conjunction with www.supplementscompared.com.
"Parents need to be aware that a lot of the supplements...|
|2/10/2009 - A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine claims that multivitamins are useless at preventing cancer and cardiovascular disease in women. The mainstream media has predictably picked up on this story, gleefully running it as "proof" that nutrition is worthless and only pharmaceuticals...|
|12/28/2008 - In today's world full of confusion and conflicting information on supplements and supplementation, it`s often very hard to know what to take or even whether we should be taking any supplements at all. You need to know the truth on this subject and to know what is worth your time and money and what is...|
|11/6/2008 - Since the Pan-pharmaceutical scare in Australia a few years back, many small natural vitamin businesses went out of business. A glance on the shelves of the vitamin retailers shows a narrower range of choices. More pharmaceutical companies are selling vitamins.
However many of the better quality...|
|10/31/2008 - The New York Times reported recently that American doctors regularly prescribe placebos to patients. The survey involved 679 randomly chosen internists and rheumatologists, among them about half reported recommending placebos regularly. Doctors in Denmark, Israel, Britain, Sweden and New Zealand responded...|
|9/4/2008 - The following is a transcript of a broadcast of The Health Ranger Show. You can find the downloadable audio of this program here: http://www.naturalnews.com/Index-Podcasts.html
What is the biggest myth about nutritional supplements? You've often wondered about that haven't you? There is a lot of...|
|7/14/2008 - Everyone needs a balanced diet! Everyone requires proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fibers, vitamins, minerals and amino acids every day. The right diet can strengthen the muscles and bones as well as improve overall health. Vitamins are vital substances that are required for normal growth and functioning...|
|6/25/2008 - A "new" study condemning the use of vitamins and classifying them as ineffective and potentially dangerous is generating headlines throughout the mainstream media in the United States and Europe. Apparently generating headlines was the sole intention, as the study is neither new, scientific nor objective.
|6/4/2008 - If you've been reading the health headlines in the mainstream media recently, you might have come to the conclusion that vitamins are the most dangerous thing you could possibly consume. Headlines declare antioxidants to be useless, vitamin C to be dangerous and vitamin E to be deadly! Nutrition, it...|
|5/13/2008 - Well it's that time again according to mainstream news. Time to come out with another study that supposedly shows that vitamins and anti-oxidant supplements are not only useless but can actually increase the risk of everything from premature death to getting type II diabetes in the case of Selenium.
|5/7/2008 - The word "Vitamin" is composed of two parts: "vital" which means essential and "amine" because it was previously thought that this compound was amine in its nature. Multivitamins are a mixture of vitamins and minerals which are essential for the body to work and stay healthy.
We sometimes try multivitamin...|
|5/2/2008 - A couple from St. Louis has filed a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit against Walgreen Co. after Chanda Givens had her prescription for prenatal vitamins filled instead with a chemotherapy drug that caused her to miscarry.
Givens became pregnant in February and was given a prescription...|
|4/16/2008 - The latest attack on vitamins A, C, E, selenium and beta-carotene comes from the Cochrane Library, a widely-read source of information on conventional health matters. In the paper published yesterday, these antioxidants were linked with a higher risk of mortality ("they'll kill you!"), and now serious-sounding...|
|4/10/2008 - In this NaturalNews exclusive interview, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger) interview Greg Kunin of Ola Loa (www.DrinkYourVitamins.com) about nutrition, quality supplements, disease prevention and much more. Adams received no money to conduct this interview and earns nothing from the sale of Ola Loa products.
|2/4/2008 - The cover of the November 2007 issue of Reader's Digest magazine makes a strong statement through a featured article entitled The Vitamin Hoax: 10 Not to Take. Written by Reader's Digest Senior Research Editor, Neena Samuel, the article cautions readers not to be duped into purchasing vitamins and supplements....|
|1/30/2008 - It is not true that conventional dental treatments and fluoride are the only ways to heal your teeth from cavities. When struck with the diagnoses of a dental cavity, most people feel totally helpless or powerless to do anything about it themselves. The common belief about tooth decay is that once you...|
|12/30/2007 - The following is part five of an interview between Mike Adams and Dr. Hand Liers, the chief formulator of products sold by Health Products Distributors, Inc. (HPDI) (www.IntegratedHealth.com). To see all parts of this interview, search this site for "Dr. Hank Liers."
Dr. Liers: I feel our animals...|
|11/2/2007 - Taking folic acid and multivitamins while pregnant can nearly halve the chance of a child getting a common cancer before the age of 18, new evidence from a Toronto children's hospital shows. The study, from Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, was spurred when officials at the hospital noticed a drop...|
|8/16/2007 - When the mainstream media refuses to print the truth about a significant study detailing the health benefits of antioxidants and, instead, parrots the erroneous conclusions of a pro-pharmaceutical medical association, it's time for citizens to take a stand and demand accountability. Today, NaturalNews...|
|8/14/2007 - Following yesterday's announcement of a new study showing the phenomenal benefits of antioxidants for preventing heart disease in women, the mainstream media rallied behind a blatantly false distortion of the study designed to convince the public that vitamins E and C are somehow useless. The popular...|
|8/13/2007 - A new study published in the August 13, 2007 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine found that vitamins E and C, when taken together, result in a significant reduction in the risk of strokes (31 percent) and heart attacks (22 percent). The study followed 8,171 women who were instructed to take relatively...|
|4/19/2007 - A rare but serious complication arising from weight loss surgery can be easily prevented by taking vitamin supplements after the operation, according to a study published in the journal "Neurology." The brain condition, known as a Wernicke encephalopathy, is caused by a deficiency of thiamine (also...|
|3/4/2007 - Taking folic acid and multivitamins while pregnant can nearly halve the chance of a child getting a common cancer before the age of 18, new evidence from a Toronto children's hospital shows. The study, from Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, was pursued when officials at the hospital noticed a drop...|
|2/28/2007 - The latest round in conventional medicine's ongoing attempts to discredit (and ultimately outlaw) nutritional supplements is found in a highly questionable study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which claims that vitamins actually increase the risk of death.
|11/6/2006 - Women who take multivitamins early in pregnancy may reduce the risk that their child will develop some types of brain tumors.
Public health agencies already urge pregnant women to take multivitamins that contain folic acid early in pregnancy to reduce their fetus's risk of developing a neural tube...|
|10/16/2006 - Mike: Hi, I'm Mike Adams and I am here today with John Hammell of NoCodexGenocide.com to talk about Codex, the supplement industry and why people need to get involved in the fight for health freedom. Give us a little background, please, John.
John: I am the president of International Advocates for...|
|9/22/2006 - (NaturalNews)A new study published in the September issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention suggests that women who take multivitamins right after becoming pregnant or early in the pregnancy reduce the risk of some types of brain tumors in the fetus.
Dr. Greta Bunin of the Children's...|
|8/17/2006 - Mike: Hello everyone. Thanks for joining me again. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, here with Greg Kunin of the Ola Loa vitamin company, one of my favorite vitamin companies. You've heard me talking about his company over the last year. "Drink your vitamins" is the slogan.
Greg Kunin: Couldn't...|
|3/1/2006 - "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." But then, you also need a banana, an orange, a pear, a handful of carrots, some avocado, a head of lettuce, some tomatoes ... the list goes on. Did you make sure to get your five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables today? How about yesterday and the day...|
|1/4/2006 - One of the most effective naturally occurring weapons against cancer is, like most healthy things, something many of us are not getting enough of. The mineral selenium has been shown in multiple studies to be an effective tool in warding off various types of cancer, including breast, esophageal, stomach,...|
|12/29/2005 - Pregnant women plagued by cravings for pickles and ice cream must remember to include plenty of folic acid in their diets. Shown to reduce the risk of miscarriage and birth defects, folic acid found primarily in leafy green vegetables is an absolute necessity for any woman who is pregnant or is...|
|10/17/2005 - Acne may seem like no big deal for those of us who have never had it -- or who only had it for just a few years during puberty; but for many teens, having acne can feel like the end of the world. The damage it does to one's self esteem during the time when it's the most fragile can be devastating. Even...|
|10/13/2005 - The next time you buy soft-gel vitamins, you'd better take a look at what's inside them. Would you be surprised if I told you that vitamin companies are taking one of the most toxic food ingredients known to mankind and putting it in soft gels as a filler? It's absolutely true. You can find it in vitamins...|
|7/13/2005 - They actually pulled it off. The protectors of drug company profits have managed to engineer a ban on vitamins across the European Union. The European Food Supplements Directive goes live August 1, and it will instantly criminalize retailers who dare to sell products like vitamin C in "illegal" doses.
|7/11/2005 - Mike: I'm here today with Greg Kunin of the OlaLoa Company: "Drink Your Vitamins." Thanks for taking a few minutes to chat with me today.
Kunin: It's a pleasure to be here.
Mike: Could you give people a description of what this is all about? How can people "drink their vitamins," what products...|
|6/6/2005 - A reader asks, "Mike, I recently ran across a book titled 'The Calcium Factor,' authored by Robert Barefoot. He extols the almost miraculous healing powers of calcium, especially coral calcium. And I would like to know what you think about this. The fact that Bob Barefoot seems to have significant financial...|
|6/6/2005 - How about some truth for a change about the Food Supplements Directive in the European Union? The proponents of this directive say that it's about protecting patients from all these dangerous vitamins, minerals, supplements, plant extracts and antioxidants that are so dangerous for people. They say,...|
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|5/23/2005 - I recently returned from the Natural Health Products Expo West, where I learned some interesting things. One of those is that if you want to get the real hardcore health information, the hidden treasures of the natural healthcare community, you have to get face to face with the innovative small business...|
|4/28/2005 - In the natural health community, what we've learned over the years as scientists and observers of human nature is that the human body is not designed to consume isolated nutrients and use them effectively. It must take in a full spectrum of supporting complementary nutrients as they exist in nature....|
|4/28/2005 - One common misconception about nutrition is thinking you only have to take one multivitamin a day, and then you're set. People think, "OK, I've covered all my vitamins and minerals for the day because I took this one pill, and that's it." I have to laugh at that, because even though multivitamin pills...|
|10/1/2004 - A new wave of anti-vitamin hysteria is making waves in newspapers, magazines and news networks around the world. You have may have seen some of the headlines that say things like, "Deadly side effects of vitamins," and imply that vitamins will kill you. Many conventional doctors and critics of nutrition...|
|8/19/2004 - In a move that can only be described as bizarre, the government of Denmark has banned the sale of fortified breakfast cereals made by Kellogg's. These include Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, and Special K. Why were they banned? Because they are fortified with vitamins like vitamin B6, B12, folic acid, iron...|
|8/7/2004 - Tens of millions of Americans are now working to prevent cancer by taking supplements and adding functional foods to their diets. $18 billion were spent last year on dietary supplements aimed at preventing cancer, and baby boomers are buying vitamins, minerals, and medicinal herbs in record numbers...|
|8/6/2004 - The American Heart Association, which has for decades fought against vitamins and nutritional supplements, has now found a new reason to recommend that people stop taking vitamins -- and instead start taking cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs like statins. The new evidence? A review of older studies,...|
|7/28/2004 - A fascinating new study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that dietary fat is necessary for the absorption of nutrients from fruits and vegetables. In the study, people who consumed salads with fat-free salad dressing absorbed far less of the helpful phytonutrients and vitamins...|
|7/21/2004 - It only took 38 years for the American Medical Association, old-school doctors and conservative medical authorities to admit that vitamin supplements are, in fact, necessary for optimum health. That's not bad: four decades is moving pretty fast for these slow-thinkers. Year after year, they were shutting...|
|7/8/2004 - How do you get a child to take their vitamins? Hide them in a sugary lollipop or gummi bear. As we're seeing in today's marketplace, more and more candy vitamin products are becoming available for children, and their sales are skyrocketing. But is it good nutrition? To answer that question, you have...|
|6/13/2004 12:00:25 PM - It's becoming inreasingly clear that even if you eat right -- choosing
fruits and vegetables at your local grocery store -- you won't be
getting adequate supplies of organic vitamins and minerals. ("Organic"
means vitamins in their natural form rather than synthetic.) A report
published by the...|
|6/13/2004 11:20:24 AM - It's fast becoming popular: vitamins & minerals in a spray bottle
format. For people who can't take pills, capsules or tablets, these
liquid vitamins ("sublingual sprays") certainly seem to make sense from
a convenience point of view. But are they effective? In other words, are
|5/12/2004 4:05:25 PM - A new report by UNICEF and The Micronutrient Initiative says that
millions of people around the world are lacking key vitamins and
minerals like iodine, folic acid, and zinc. The report is accompanied by
pictures of people in third world countries. But here's the real story
on this news: the...|
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|5/9/2004 9:05:25 PM - The mainstream press is awash in headlines claiming that vitamins are
now suddenly bad for your heart. It's hogwash, of course. Their
evidence? Certain vitamins were found to inhibit the liver's ability to
break down so-called "bad cholesterol." Now here's the real story on
this study. First,...|
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