I just saw an article about a study done by some Norwegian researchers saying that among other findings that Glucosamine does not seem to help lower back problems as much as people might think. Although it is widely used, glucosamine has no effect on chronic low back pain and degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis, researchers said. In a large randomized double-blind trial, patients getting both glucosamine and placebo had similar changes in pain-related disability after six months of treatment … [Read more...] about Glucosamine for Back problems in Doubt?
Although getting the proper amount of vitamins and nutrients from natural food is important, it can be very hard to do. Those who can't get the minerals and such they need from food, turn to vitamins and supplements. With vitamin supplements being a big business, there are many manufacturers to choose from. Each year, there are thousands of supplements out there, with customers spending billions and billions of dollars to get the supplements and vitamins they need. Choosing What Types of … [Read more...] about Choosing Types of Vitamin Supplements
Without nutritious green superfoods, humans wouldn’t have the energy to live. The body breaks food into molecules called nutrients, which are the chemical compounds responsible for carrying out thousands of functions within our cells, including building bone, strengthening immunity to disease and healing tissue. For our systems to function properly, a wide variety of nutrients are needed. The macro-nutrients are proteins, carbohydrates and fats. The micro-nutrients are vitamins and … [Read more...] about Spirulina and Other Green Superfoods for Super Health
When you are into training and bodybuilding, you may feel the need to take weight training supplements to make your workouts more effective and develop big muscles faster. While there are many supplements that can enhance your performance and improve muscle bulk and strength, there are countless others that may be ineffective, unsafe, or even illegal. Choosing weight training supplements that work will give you the powerful physique you have always wanted in a safe and healthy manner. The … [Read more...] about Weight Training Supplements That Really Work
Chromium is a mineral that humans require in trace amounts. Actually the reccomended intake of Chromium is 120 µg (micrograms) although its mechanisms of action in the body and the amounts needed for optimal health are not well defined. Chromium History Chromium is known to enhance the action of insulin, a hormone critical to the metabolism and storage of carbohydrate, fat, and protein in the body. In 1957, a compound in brewers' yeast was found to prevent an age-related decline in the … [Read more...] about Chromium – a Possible Help for Diabetes?