August 2003 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Swimming too low

I don’t know about you, but I find the term “meal-replacement drink” to be a little suspicious. It’s like saying, “Your regularly scheduled meal couldn’t make it. But here’s something that sort of passes for a meal.”

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Don't "honey" your baby

Both raw and processed honey contains spores of botulinum bacteria that can develop into botulism in the digestive tracts of newborns because probiotic organisms are not completely developed during the first year of life.

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Natural supplements help to relieve hot flashes

This question is posted on the HSI Forum in a tread titled “Hot Flashes.” A member named Mary is clearly on the right track, trying to find a natural and safe way to cope with hot flashes. Fortunately, she still has several options available.

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Selenium and prostate cancer

I immediately thought of Helen last year when I saw a headline that read: “Forget it! Ginkgo supplements don’t help memory.” I remember thinking that if she saw it she probably responded with something along the lines of, “Hogwash!”

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Do ginkgo supplements help memory loss?

I immediately thought of Helen last year when I saw a headline that read: “Forget it! Ginkgo supplements don’t help memory.” I remember thinking that if she saw it she probably responded with something along the lines of, “Hogwash!”

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Candy masquerading as vitamins

Vitaballs may skimp on vitamins, but as candy they qualify with no problem. Each gumball delivers 4 full grams of carbohydrates, all as sugar. And of course, Vitaballs also contain food coloring, which has been shown to be a possible trigger for ADHD.

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Two ounces of prevention

Three recent e-Alerts about mammography prompted a batch of member comments that could be called a “heated debate” – some arguing that mammograms are necessary, while others offered experiences that would make anyone think twice

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