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Immune to It All
Made from baker's yeast, EpiCor works in a unique way to boost immune function

Double Duty
For pain-free joints and youthful-looking skin, nothing beats BioCell collagen

Get the Pine Bark Advantage
Pycnogenol, a proprietary pine bark extract, is capable of healing a seemingly endless list of health concerns, from asthma to type 2 diabetes to dry, aging skin

Balance Equation
Why the right combination of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D is key for women's health

All-purpose Herb
Why comfrey should be a staple in any natural medicine chest

The Vitamin C Cure
The hidden powers of vitamin C date back to 1935 and include treating kidney stones, chronic fatigue, and glaucoma

Magnesium: Why You Need More
Most of us don't get enough of this precious mineral from food, and a deficiency can lead to numerous health issues, from anxiety to diabetes. Here's how to use supplements

Hormone Harmony
Indole-3-carbinol and the closely related DIM may be the ultimate nutrients for healthy estrogen levels, detoxification—and more

Haute & Healthy
Meet the "newest" good-for-you fat: omega-7

Mediterranean Masterpiece
Olive leaf enhances immunity and more

Below the Surface
Stay young inside and out with hyaluronic acid

The Eyes Have It
Protect your sight with lutein and zeaxanthin—nature's top two nutrients for vision health

The New Green
Introducing moringa: the latest energy-boosting green superfood

To the (Cran-)max
The concentrated power of cranberries beats UTIs naturally

Energy Star
CoQ10 supplements protect the heart and provide a noticeable energy boost

The Thrill of Krill
This alternative to fish oil is an excellent source of omega-3 fats

Super SAMe
This powerful supplement relieves depression, fibromyalgia, and more

Quick Change
Garcinia cambogia: The fast fat buster

Grape Expectations
Learn five ways resveratrol supplements can boost your health
The Bee's Knees
The biggest buzz in the nutritional world comes from bee propolis, a therapeutic substance with surprisingly far-reaching health benefits

Weight-Loss Wonder
Shed those excess pounds—and keep them off—with green coffee extract

Revitalize Your Life
Meet NT Factor—the new secret to staying young and full of energy

Lucky 7
Boost your metabolism and lose weight with 7-keto

In The Pink
Wild Alaskan salmon oil is one of the best sources of omega fats—and many brands also boast vitamin D and astaxanthin

Chocolate Fix
Modern science rediscovers ancient wisdom with cacao

The Many Faces Of Green Tea
From bottles, bags, and powders to skin—care products and supplements, this ancient tonic is more popular than ever

Misunderstood Mineral
Often overlooked, magnesium is an important nutrient for optimum health

Super Seeds
Want more stamina? Try chia, a gluten-free seed rich in omega-3s and fiber

Collagen: The Cure For Aging?
It might sound too good to be true, but collagen supplements are flying off store shelves for their ability to revitalize sagging skin and creaking joints.

Cutting-Edge Extract
Unleash the hidden power of blueberries with pterostilbene

Curry Spice
An ancient cure backed by modern science

Weight Loss: 3 ways
Trying to shed pounds? Here's a trio of supplements that may help

Supplement Supercharge
Put the pep back in your step with L-carnitine

The Magic Protein
From weight loss to immunity, whey offers a host of health benefits

Partners in Health
Green superfoods spirulina and chlorella make a potent combination

Fab Fiber
From disease prevention to anti-aging, there are plenty of reasons to get more roughage

New Age
They say youth is wasted on the young, but with resveratrol, it doesn't have to be

Loco for Cocoa
This tasty treat boasts some amazing health benefits

About the Columnist:
Contributing editor Vera Tweed has been writing about nutrition, fitness, and healthy living since 1997. As a journalist, she specializes in covering research and expert knowledge that empowers people to lead better lives. For more information, visit