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Dietary Supplements

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  • Michelle Obama hates beets, but George H.W. Bush banned broccoli

     
    It may not be as dramatic or spark the (surprising) interest the Broccoli Incident did during the first Bush administration, but the Obama White House does offer this bit of vegetable news: Michelle Obama hates beets. This tidbit comes from......
  • Wildly bountiful: Christopher Nyerges' treks through the great natural kitchen

     
    On an overcast Saturday morning, Christopher Nyerges, the head of Eagle Rock's School of Self-Reliance, gingerly skirts a feral clump of bright green weeds. “Always watch where you're stepping, 'cause you might be stepping on our lunch,” he says...
  • Salmonella concerns prompt voluntary recalls of some Natural Balance dry dog food, Pro-Pet dog vitamins

     
    Several companies that manufacture food and supplements for dogs have issued recalls over salmonella concerns over the past few weeks. Natural Balance Pet Foods, the company co-founded by actor Dick Van Patten, has issued a voluntary recall of its Sweet.....
  • Feline's Pride, Merrick Pet Care issue product recalls over salmonella concerns; United Pet Group expands recall

     
    Three pet-product manufacturers -- Feline's Pride, Merrick Pet Care and United Pet Group -- have recently issued or expanded voluntary recalls of some of their products over concerns about possible salmonella contamination. Feline's Pride, a New York-...
  • Nutritionist teaches this old dog some healthy new tricks

    Nutritionist teaches this old dog some healthy new tricks
    I always aimed to keep the doctor away, following the American Heart Assn.'s now-outdated low-fat, high-carb diet. Because I couldn't make heads or tails of the trends in dietary supplements, I sought a nutritionist. At the beginning of 2008, I found...
  • California a cornucopia of natural beauty products

    California a cornucopia of natural beauty products
    As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round. And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
  • Letters: Different views on the need for vitamin D

    Letters: Different views on the need for vitamin D
    I was deeply saddened with the Institute of Medicine report that we are a healthy nation in regard to our calcium and vitamin D intakes ["Sweeping Away the Hype About Vitamin D," Dec. 6]. As a physician keenly interested in my patients' nutrition status...
  • Holistic nutrition is weak on science, strong on selling supplements

    Holistic nutrition is weak on science, strong on selling supplements
    "Holistic nutrition." You may not know the term, but you've surely heard its claims. Among other things, holistic nutritionists (or HNs, as they call themselves) may teach that fluoride and pesticides are lethal, that most diseases and detrimental...
  • Alleviating season allergy symptoms naturally

    Alleviating season allergy symptoms naturally
    It's hard to feel upbeat about spring weather if you suffer from seasonal allergies. While other people can spend all day outside without a sniffle, you can barely look at a field of grass or an oak tree without turning into a watery, miserable mess....
  • Green tea sets weight-loss industry abuzz

    Green tea sets weight-loss industry abuzz
    Like all industries, the herbal weight-loss business moves in cycles. Less than a decade ago, the stimulant herb ephedra was one of the stars of the scene. It sped up metabolism and weight loss, but it also raised the heart rate and, in some cases, caused...
  • Weight-loss regimens can harm skin

    Weight-loss regimens can harm skin
    It's almost February, and with luck and willpower, maybe you're still sticking with that New Year's diet resolution. Or maybe you're still gearing up to start. But although the right diet may help you gain a svelte figure, the wrong one might be a...