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KRON 4 | Protein Powders – Are They Safe and/or Needed?

https://vimeo.com/351891493 Based on the seemingly endless aisles of protein powders on the market, it's easy to assume Americans are woefully deficient in protein... Many athletes and...

KRON 4 | The Healthy Brain Vitamin – Are You Getting Enough?

https://vimeo.com/345717543 UPDATE: Did you ever think being deficient in one small vitamin could cause a lot of damage? Unfortunately, it's true. Vitamin B12 deficiency and borderline deficiency are...

Why Vitamin D is Measured in "IU"

You see it on your bottle of vitamin D... 2,000 IU. You see IU on food labels too. What's an IU anyway? And why...

Do Your Statin Drugs Cause Muscle Pain?

Myalgia or muscle pain is a common complaint made by patients on cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs. Oftentimes the muscle pain, cramps, weakness, and tenderness become...

Why Supplements Can Make You Sick

UPDATE: In 2011 I reported on dietary supplement safety and warned that supplements are not risk-free. Today, based on the cease-and-desist letters sent to...

Supplement Safety – Part 2 | Fit TV

http://vimeo.com/28268005 Dietary supplements are popular, but you can't assume they're safe and effective because they're on store shelves.

Supplement Safety – Part 1 | Fit TV

http://vimeo.com/27341922 Nutritional supplements are intended to provide nutrients that you may be missing from your diet. Here's why you need to be a savvy consumer.

Clif Bar v. PowerBar

Q:  I read your comparison between Clif Bar and the Nature Valley Granola Bar.  How does Clif Bar compare to PowerBar? ~ S.G., San...

Clif Bar v. Nature Valley Granola Bar

Q:  What's the difference between the Nature Valley Granola Bars that I buy at Costco and Clif Bars? ~ R.A., San Ramon, CA  A: When...

Can Enzyme Supplements Prevent Gray Hair?

UPDATE: Thousands of enzymes are manufactured by the cells in all living matter with each having a specific purpose. All chemical reactions in the...