If you have type 2 diabetes, paying attention to exercise, diet and supplements could help you manage your blood sugar more naturally.
Don't worry about drinking coffee when you take your vitamins. It can interfere with the absorption of Synthroid, though, while tea blocks iron absorption.
A reader reports that boswellia boosted pain relief of fibromyalgia and plantar fasciitis when it was added to glucosamine and chondroitin.
Scientific studies suggest that there are benefits from taking ginseng, but it may interact with medications to prevent blood clots.
Another study–one with 5.5 million person-years of data–shows that eating an egg a day won't increase your chance of a heart attack.
British data suggest that fish oil reduces your risk of heart disease modestly. These supplements have other health benefits as well.
Scientists have found that cooking with olive oil reduces its polyphenol content. There is still plenty to spare, though, making olive oil heart-healthy.
Could your vitamin pills block absorption of your thyroid medicine? If they contain minerals like iron or calcium, you should take them at a different time.
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If you plan to take ginseng supplements, be sure to learn what benefits you might expect and what possible side effects you might encounter.
A reader insists you should take elderberry extract to ward off the flu. Another reports that this herbal medicine sped recovery from a cold.
Are you struggling with hypertension? You may be able to use ginger for a double-duty effect: reduce blood pressure and ease arthritis pain in joints.
Following a relatively high-fat low-carb dietary regimen may help you achieve better blood glucose control. Numerous studies support a reader's experience.