Tags : Supplements

Magic Mineral

Magnesium has many benefits for older adults — if they’re consuming the right amounts. Ubiquitous in the human body, magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral primarily located within the cells, as well as in bones and teeth. Yet, aging can complicate the body’s relationship with magnesium. Nearly every cell in the body uses magnesium […]Read More

Environmental Nutrition: Spotlight on Supplements: Glucosamine

If you are one of the 242 million people who suffers from osteoarthritis, you likely know about glucosamine. Commonly paired with chondroitin, many praise its ability to ease hip and knee pain while some experts disagree on its efficacy. Environmental Nutrition examines the data on this popular dietary supplement. Overview Glucosamine, along with chondroitin, is […]Read More

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Turmeric’s Anti-Inflammatory Properties May Relieve Arthritis Pain

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend says that her arthritis pain improved after she started taking turmeric. Can you tell me more about this supplement? ANSWER: Although turmeric is a common spice in many home pantries, many people are not familiar with its purported health effects. Relieving arthritis pain is one of many such purported health […]Read More