November 2006 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Damage Control

Remember those lazy, hazy, crazy days of youthful summers, spending entire days playing outside?

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If you've got a passion for kiwifruit, your heart may love you for it.

Kiwifruit is packed with nutrients, including plenty of vitamins C and E and polyphenols; the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory plant compounds that have been shown to provide cardiovascular benefits.

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Baby, it's cold outside!

‘Tis the season for carolers, crowds, andlike it or notcolds. If you’ve started your shopping for the holidays, then you’ve probably already come into contact with someone who has a cold or is carrying around a cold bug.

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Ready for a second chance?

A couple of weeks ago, in the e-Alert “Time Out” (11/13/06), I told you about a live, free conference call conducted by HSI Panelist Jon Barron.

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Take your vitamins - while you still can!

Can regular dietary supplement use overstress the liver? In more specific terms, here’s how an HSI member named Bill put the question in a recent e-mail.

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Never the Twain Shall Meet

And that’s even true of a lame duck Congress like the one that’s now poised to sneak through a bill that can only have a negative impact on dietary supplement consumers.

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Save the Date

Heat, humidity, and direct light are the three enemies of drug potency. So where is one of the worst places to store drugs? In the medicine cabinet, of course! (This is also the case for dietary supplements.)

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