Second Opinion

Digestion & Aging
The most essential supplements for digestive health in seniors

Essential Detoxification
Natural solutions for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Fast Times
Rid your body of toxins and boost energy with a simple juice fast

All About Iron
What it does. Why you need it. And more

Is Andropause Real?
Natural solutions for low testosterone in men

Brain Food
For impaired memory and mental function, nutrition is the key

The Year in Review
The top herb and supplement studies of 2013

Balancing Act
How to prevent long—term complications of diabetes and balance your blood sugar with natural products

Beat the Wheat
Supplements that help treat celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity

Nutrients for Teenage Skin
The five most important vitamins and minerals for teenage skin, plus how fish oil protects young brains

Quitting Time
Natural products to help kick the smoking habit

Clot Busters
Natural ways to keep blood vessels clear

Quiet Please
Natural ways to silence the ringing, roaring, and hissing of tinnitus

How to Eliminate Food Cravings
Despite what you may have heard, overcoming food cravings has nothing to do with willpower

The Collagen Connection
This unheralded protein plays a key role in keeping us together—literally

Vision Quest
Five key nutrients for preventing and treating cataracts and macular degeneration

The Top 5 Studies of 2012
A look back at some of the most important developments in the fields of nutrition and natural health

Blood Sugar Blues?
Too many type 2 diabetics are taking drugs when simple diet and lifestyle changes may be just as effective

Get a Grip on Anxiety
If you think prescription medications are the only option for anxiety and panic attacks, you'll be happy to know about these very effective natural solutions
Save Your Joints
Hyaluronic acid may hold the key to reversing arthritis

Stroke Recovery
The right nutrients and herbs can help repair damage and improve quality of life

Sweet Relief For PMS
Think PMS is a normal part of being a woman? It doesn't have to be! You can feel better—less moody, bloated, and fatigued, for example—by trying a few select nutrients

Slumber Party
When you can't sleep, the temptation to pop a sleeping pill is strong. But did you know you could be risking your life?

Radical Health
The importance of plant-based antioxidants

Rejuvenate Your Brain
PQQ a new wonder supplement may be able to help your brain fire on all cylinders no matter your age

Fire Extinguishers
Natural approaches to whole body inflammation

The Right Stuff
Keep your kids healthy and growing strong during flu season with these key foods and supplements

Osteo Advice
Why collagen may be more important for bones than calcium

Stitch in Time
Understanding your genetic clock and how to slow it down

Omega-3s & Immunity
You know all about fish oil and heart health, but that's just the tip of the iceberg for these healthful fats

Burn Out
A rational approach to indigestion

Man Power
Natural ways to combat erectile dysfunction and enhance male sexual vitality.

The Radiation-Proof Diet & Supplement Plan
Protect yourself from daily toxins, environmental hazards, and even radiation exposure with this antioxidant-based health regimen

Beauty from Within
How olives, green tea, hyaluronic acid, and silicon can make your more beautiful

Brain Power
How to protect the brain against memory loss and Alzheimer's disease

Remedies for sinus congestion, bronchitis, asthma, and COPD

How to Boost Energy Naturally
The "up" side of caffeine

Supplements in the Spotlight
What are the top five most exciting supplements of 2010?

About the Columnist:

Michael T. Murray, ND
, is widely regarded as one of the leading authorities on natural medicine. He is the author of many books, including the classic Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements. His latest book is What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know. Visit him online at