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Calcium Supplements are Bad for Your Bones and Your Heart

Posted on September 5th, 2011 by author  |  25 Comments »

For decades, doctors have been recommending calcium supplements to help prevent osteoporosis. Many food products, including breakfast cereal, infant formula, orange juice, and pasteurized milk, are now being fortified with calcium. But the belief that calcium is essential for strong bones is a myth. According to Dr. Robert Thompson, author of The Calcium Lie, your […]

 
 

The Top 6 L-arginine Health Benefits

Posted on April 9th, 2010 by admin  |  12 Comments »

L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid which plays an important role in many bodily functions. L-arginine is particularly important in keeping your blood vessels relaxed to promote optimal blood flow.* It can be found in almonds, carob, chocolate, coconuts, dairy products, fish, meat, peanuts, and walnuts. Your endothelial cells produce nitric oxide to help keep […]