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Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Controversy by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 3:21pm ©Brenda Coffee.  All rights reserved. Did you know the main purpose of Vitamin D is to maintain a needed level of calcium so our bones stay strong? Or did you know Vitamin D may, or may not, have a relationship to breast cancer? For women with, and without breast cancer, the Vitamin D controversy is a conundrum. We need more i ... Read on »
Gene-Altered Vitamin C Issue Stirs Up Controversy in Natural Food Industry by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Dec 2009 4:12am GMO Fight Comes To Supplements Aisle by Scott C. Yates (This article appeared on the front page of the October issue of Natural Foods Merchandiser, a leading trade magazine in the natural products industry). ---------------------------------------------------------- quote: "People think that health food stores are a kind of haven from things ... Read on »
Discover The Controversial Anti Aging Mineral That Will Enhance Your Mental Health. by Tonie K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:06pm What can a controversial anti aging mineral have to do with your mental health ? Good question! Over the years there has been numerous research studies linking the mineral lithium with increased brain function. In fact theses studies found that using low-dose lithium increases the number of brain cells ... Read on »
Little boys developing breasts? The Soy Controversy by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Feb 2011 12:00am The soy bean… Part of the legume family, it is a perfect plant that provides humans with the protein they need without  the use of animal products.  Soy crops outnumbered wheat crops in this country by 1.3 billion (yes BILLION) bushels, and if you are influenced by what the media is feeding us, you might think that soy is a wonder-food, ... Read on »
“Vitamin E: who is this an ... by Holly Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm “Vitamin E: who is this antioxidant-lovin’, controversy causin’ vitamin? I don’t know about you, but I took nutrition class in college and keeping Vitamin A from D from K from Z and X (okay, just joking about Z and X) can be tough.  However, in the past few years, Vitamin E has made itself widely known.  In 2005, two separate studies publish ... Read on »
IV Vitamin Therapy – Is it Right for You? by BerryRipe Posted Thu 03 Oct 2013 9:52am There is so much controversy on whether or not IV vitamin therapy is a good thing. I underwent IV therapy regularly for about a year for Adrenal Fatigue and leaky-gut syndrome. You may wonder exactly what IV vitamin therapy is. It is a cocktail of vitamins, minerals and nutrients that are administered intravenously. A popul ... Read on »
Antioxidant Vitamins May Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 9:53am A quick search of the Internet clearly shows that there remains a good deal of controversy and debate over the use of antioxidant vitamins by breast cancer (and other cancer) patients.  The controversy arises over the impact of these antioxidants on the effectiveness of radiation therapy and chemotherapy.  It has been suggested that these breast ... Read on »
Vitamin D - How Strong is the Evidence? Part 2 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 3:01am Back in July, I pointed out a nice review of vitamin D published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) .  In case you're not aware, JAMA is a general medicine publication.  In other words, it doesn't confine its articles to any one specific specialty or subspecialty.  In fact, you can find articles on surgeries as well ... Read on »
Vitamins and your health | vitamins and health by Bill .. Posted Sun 22 May 2011 5:32am Vitamins are a little controversial as there are two sides to an argument as to whether our diets in North America have enough nutrients or not. I eat what I think is a full diet of the good food that I need but still am not sure as to weather I eat all the vitamins and miner ... Read on »
Vitamins for bipolar: cure or qu ... by Duane Sherry, M.S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 1:29pm Vitamins for bipolar: cure or quackery? HEALTH I Controversial and unproven, a mix of vitamins formulated to calm aggressive pigs has apparently brought relief to thousands of people with bipolar disorder   Karen Gram Vancouver Sun Saturday, January 05, 2008   CREDIT: ... Read on »