Dietary Fiber Cheat Sheet!

Dietary fiber– Isn’t that stuff that you find in certain foods that make them taste really bad?  Well, sometimes, but not always… Though I personally cringe at the thought of sitting down to a breakfast of Bran Buds or similar types of cereals, we should be more cognizant of our dietary fiber intake. Most people…

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Botanical Extracts that may Improve Cardiovascular Health

Flavoxine™/Citrofen™: Today, I came across a just recently published pilot study which published the results of a randomized controlled trial comparing a dietary supplement called NP 06-1 (Flavoxine™/Citrofen™) which contained a combination of two botanical extracts–Phellodendron amurense bark and Citrus sinesis peel in obese subjects with osteoarthritis. Both of these botanicals are fundamental herbs used…

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