Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss?

Obesity is an ongoing problem in developed nations. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States over the past 20 years.  From their research, there are only two States that have a prevalence of obesity less than 20% (Colorado and the…

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Effect of Probiotics on Respiratory Tract Infections

Update on Probiotics for Respiratory Tract Infections When I first wrote this post, a study at the time had equivocal results on whether or not probiotics were effective for preventing acute respiratory infections. With the passage of time, new study data has become available. Specifically a recent Cochran review highlights the data from 10 randomized…

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