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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Alert for Supplement Consumers

I’m a subscriber to www.consumerlab.com , an independent laboratory that tests nutritional supplements to evaluate whether the contents match the claims on the labels.  There is little FDA oversight of this massive industry, and the principal Buyer Beware needs to be heeded.   Using the information on this website is very helpful to the wise supplement [...]

Benefits of Eating Lutein-Rich Foods

Lutein is a nutrient found in many yellow and green vegetables.  Chopping, pureeing and cooking lutein-rich produce makes this nutrient more available for use in the human body. Research, reported in Environmental Nutrition, has demonstrated the value of lutein for maintaining the health of the retina of the eye, and the integrity of the skin.  Some studies have [...]