A large meta-analysis concludes that curcumin from turmeric can help heavy people reduce their body mass index and waist circumference.
A nontoxic bacterial cocktail or a probiotic called Saccharomyces boulardii may help you avoid diarrhea from C. diff due to antibiotics.
A study of vitamin D supplements demonstrated that these pills do not protect people from heart disease or cancer.
One side effect of St. John's wort, photosensitivity, can damage eyes. People may wish to consider other ways to manage depression.
A rigorously conducted, multi-year experiment with cocoa compounds vs placebo showed that they may reduce cardiovascular mortality.
Adequate sleep and vitamin D supplements could help boost immunity against colds or the flu during the winter season.
Milk thistle extract can lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. It blocks the same enzyme as statins.
Several studies have produced conflicting results on the potential value of vitamin D3 for survival of COVID-19 patients. Which is right?
Most people taking red yeast rice to lower cholesterol do well with it. But a few experience side effects. What is the best RYR on the market?
A diet that has little seafood, red meat, soft drinks or beer and lots of cherries and celery seed may reduce the risk of a gout attack.
A reader found that taking a probiotic product for better digestion also improved sleep. Studies support this observation.
Glucosamine for arthritis is a controversial dietary supplement. Some people say it works. Others say it's worthless. What do studies show?
Elderberry extract has antiviral activity in laboratory tests, but there are too few good clinical trials to show if it works for the flu.
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