Secret shopper: Do I need a calcium supplement? Commented on: 2 years ago (July 20, 2012)

I agree with Seth. As well, the so-called "plant-sourced" calcium products are generally overpriced, while not actually having a significant advantage over the tried and true products.

Secret Shopper: How safe are calcium supplements? Commented on: 2 years ago (July 20, 2012)

Todd is right. There are perhaps a dozen nutrients that have published studies showing that they contribute to bone density or bone flexibility - the ability to absorb impact without fracturing,...

Are whole food supplements more effective? Commented on: 2 years ago (July 12, 2012)

I wrote a 16-page document debunking the "Whole-food" vitamin issue.
They were called "food-grown-type vitamins" when I wrote it. You can read it at...

More from IFT: Erythritol helps boost blood vessel health Commented on: 2 years ago (July 3, 2012)

The article tries to gloss over the gastrointestinal problems that are common with erythritol. But do a quick Google search with the words "erythritol AND stomach upset" and you'll get an eyeful...

Omega-3s meta-analysis didn't look at best studies, experts say Commented on: 2 years ago (April 13, 2012)

The published studies that changed my cardiovascular life started appearing about eight years ago. It lead to my discovering that 4,000 mg of net EPA/DHA stops my atrial fibrillation, where lower...

Vitamin E: What you need to know about the SELECT trial Commented on: 2 years ago (February 11, 2012)

The SELECT trial was an unfortunate waste of money. The use of synthetic dl-form of vitamin E, which displaces gamma tocopherol was a recipe for problems. A study by Helzlsouer (2000) in the...

Sweet success for stevia... finally Commented on: 2 years ago (October 21, 2011)

Searching on the net I found information that this adds up to NOT being natural or healthy. Sounds like this article is promoting the opposite of what natural foods devotees are seeking. After...

Ideal ingredient calling card: erythritol Commented on: 2 years ago (October 21, 2011)

Searching on the net I found information that this adds up to NOT being natural or healthy. Sounds like this article is promoting the opposite of what natural foods devotees are seeking. After...

You say stevia, I say erythritol Commented on: 2 years ago (October 21, 2011)

Searching on the net I found information that this adds up to NOT being natural or healthy. Sounds like this article is promoting the opposite of what natural foods devotees are seeking. After...

NPA says JAMA vitamin E study shows need for more research Commented on: 2 years ago (October 18, 2011)

The study used the synthetic form dl-alpha tocopherol, which we do not sell in natural foods stores. The dl form does not deliver the benefits of the all-natural form vitamin E as d-alpha...

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