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Public Notification: La Jiao Shou Shen Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

[06-10-2014] The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use La Jiao Shou Shen, a product promoted and sold for

Ayurvedic medicinal plants for Alzheimer's disease

Ayurvedic medicinal plants for Alzheimer's disease Tuesday June 10, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new review suggests that some medicinal plants or herbs can be used to ...
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Taurine reduces diabetic neuropathy in diabetics

Monday June 9, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Food Chemistry and Toxicology suggests that taking taurine supplements may help prevent or reverse diabetic ...
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Dietary supplements that suppress appetite, lead to weight loss

Researchers at College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia conducted a systematic review of plant-derived appetite-suppressing supplements used for weight loss ...
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Public Notification: B-Perfect Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

[06-05-2014] The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use B-Perfect, a product promoted and sold for weight loss on ...
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Public Notification: Zhen GongFu Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

Editor's note: Sildenafil is the active ingredient used in Viagra. This ingredient no matter where it is used can interact with nitrates and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Therefore, when men who are using nitrate medications should avoid using Viagra. Of course they should also avoid using Zhen GongFu....
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Turmeric, curcumin fights Alzheimer's disease

Thursday June 5, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Doctors say that there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease.  But studies suggest that some dietary supplements like turmeric/curcumin ...
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Compound from Chinese medicine fights cervical cancer

Cervical cancer news Wednesday June 4, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Plant Science Today suggests that a compound isolated from a Chinese medicinal herb ...
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Green tea lowers blood pressure, cholesterol

Tuesday June 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Nutrition and Metabolism of Cardiovascular Disease suggests that drinking green tea or taking green tea ...
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Taiwanese herb helps arthritis

Tuesday June 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Journal of Medicinal Food tested Vitis thunbergii Sieb. et Zucc. var. taiwaniana Lu (VT) and found ...
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