Health Information

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Amino Acids

Amino acids are available individually, in combinations, or as part of a multivitamin. A balanced diet, however, should provide adequate amounts of all the amino acids you need.

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Herbs

Medicinal herbs are widely used, although scientific research is often scant on their effectiveness and safety. Look here for information on more than 30 herbs, from alfalfa to valerian.

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Minerals

Medicinal herbs are widely used, although scientific research is often scant on their effectiveness and safety. Look here for information on more than 30 herbs, from alfalfa to valerian.

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Vitamins

The alphabet soup of vitamins - A, B, C, D, E, and K - also includes more exotic-sounding substances like biotin, pyridoxine, and pantothenic acid. This section gives you the lowdown on what you need for good health.

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Other

Is it safe to take shark cartilage? What is flaxseed good for? Can bone meal help you sleep better? Can dolomite be used for a bladder infection? You'll find the answers here.

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All

Not sure whether your supplement is a vitamin, a hormone, or something else? Click here for a complete list of all dietary supplements in our nutritional database.