Supplements & Herbs

Fake Supplements Exposed—7 Ways to Find the Real Thing

Thursday Mar 26 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Recent tests show that many supplements are not what they say they are. Is there any way to know if what you’re getting is the real thing? Take a ... more »

Overdose: Are Pharmaceutical Companies Systematically Destroying Your Health?

Friday Mar 13 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

In September 2004, Merck & Co. pulled Vioxx from the market. The press spun the headlines to make it look like Merck – a pharmaceutical giant ... more »

5 Reasons to Add Astragalus To Your Anti-Aging Supplement Plan

Friday Feb 20 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Can adding astragalus to your nutritional supplement program reverse aging and keep you alive for 142 years? There’s no single test that tells how ... more »

Can These Compounds Help You Live Longer? New Longevity Drugs

Friday Jan 30 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Since the 1990s, I’ve been studying the biology of aging and traveling the world looking for ways to reverse the effects of aging. When we’re in ... more »

A Bad Flu Is Rising: Influenza Update Winter 2015

Friday Jan 16 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Last week, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the CDC, publicly announced that this season’s main flu strain—H3N2—is a bad one. For the first ... more »

Melatonin: The Goldilocks Hormone

Friday Dec 26 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

No one knows how long melatonin as been around, but the guess is about 700 million years. Austria is a beautiful country of hills and lakes, ... more »

Dragon’s Blood: Amazonian Herb Becomes Prescription Drug That May Treat IBS

Friday Oct 31 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Sangre de Grado, an ancient rainforest medicine, has found use in the modern world. I first learned about Sangre de Grado, often referred to as ... more »

Is Curcumin Really The All-in-One Solution?

Friday Oct 10 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Curcumin extract is an ancient Asian medicine that’s becoming an integrative medicine star. Turmeric is getting lots of press. And I’m not talking ... more »

Chlorophyll Juice: Separating Myth from Fact

Monday Oct 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Chlorophyll juice is popular in the juicing world, but is it really the source of all those health benefits? You may remember talking about ... more »

Achiote: Does This Peruvian Superstar Plant Medicine Deserve the Hype?

Friday Aug 29 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Though achiote is not yet readily available in U.S. markets, look for it soon in your local health food store. After a jolting, eight-hour dusty ride ... more »

Green Medicine: How the Rainforest Heals

Friday Aug 22 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Mountain rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon along the upper Urubamba River. For urban dwellers, the forest has a sense of otherworldliness. And for ... more »

Stressed? How to Test Your Adrenal Gland Function

Tuesday Aug 19 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Too much stress can throw off your adrenal glands, leading to other health problems. Did you know that your adrenal glands can be the source of ... more »