Tag Archives: Supplement

Vegan diet supplement calcium

Long-term vegetarian diet and bone mineral density in post-menopausal Taiwanese women. Elsevier Ltd; ;26 1 — Supplement urinary sodium, a proxy for intake, is associated with increased calcium excretion and supplement hip bone density in healthy young women with lower calcium intakes. Calcium supply for vegans and vegetarians A calcium diet, free from animal products… Read More »

FDA curbs unfounded memory supplement claims

I must have seen the commercial for Prevagen 50 times. Perhaps you’ve seen it, too: “You might take something for your heart… your joints… your digestion. So why wouldn’t you take something for the most important part of you… your brain? With an ingredient originally found in jellyfish! Healthier brain, better life!” Like many heavily-advertised… Read More »

New Research from the CWMH: Prenatal Supplement Containing Folate May Reduce Depressive Symptoms During Pregnancy

While there is research to support the reproductive safety of many antidepressants, many woman and their providers ask about alternatives to traditional antidepressants in women who are pregnant or planning to conceive.  In a recent study, Dr. Marlene Freeman and colleagues at the Center for Women’s Mental Health explored the use of a folate-based preparation… Read More »