Myth: Megadoses of vitamin E are good for your heart. Fact: Megadoses of vitamin E are risky. My Recommendation: Less vitamin E is better than more, best taken as part of a mixed tocopherol combination that includes gamma…. Continue Reading
While the Italian in me just loves cooking with garlic because it has such a wonderful flavor, the doctor in me knows garlic is also great for health. Did you know that other flavor enhancers such as ginger… Continue Reading
What do buffalo, nattokinase and pomegranate have in common? You could rack your brains for a while on this one…. These are just three of the healthiest foods you can eat. Who knew? In this video I tell… Continue Reading
Ever ask yourself, “why should I take vitamin and mineral supplements?” In this video, I tell you why I take particular supplements and talk generally about the importance of supplementing with various vitamins & minerals to combat free radical… Continue Reading
In this video, I talk about why it’s important to discuss supplements you may be taking with your doctor, and warn you against “mega-dosing.” For more general information about nutraceuticals, visit the Vitamins and Supplements section at HMDI.
What are flavonoids and carotenoids, you ask? They are phytonutrients – natural chemicals found in plants – that help protect plants against insects and disease as well as provide some plants their characteristic colors. These natural chemicals can… Continue Reading