Unsafe ingredients to look for in diet supplements
To help jump start his day, Ronald Kaufman blends up a special potion of yogurt and nutritional supplements, like protein. "[There are] 20 different things that I put into the drink," Kaufman says. Kaufman is one of the 150 million Americans who take …
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Safe and Effective Supplements for Athletes
To optimize your performance, focus on the following supplements for an active body: Athletes know that amino acids are the building blocks of protein and therefore, muscle. Exercise is a constant source of muscle breakdown and regeneration, …
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Curse of the Fragile Bone Disease
In the medical field osteogenesis imperfecta causes a defect in the production of a protein called collagen. Callogen is an important protein that helps support the body — the scaffold on which the body is built. Osteogenesis imperfecta is due to a …
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Donohue: Which proteins are better to take — soy or whey?
Dear Dr. Donohue: I recently started exercising at a local gym. I read that it's a good idea to take a protein supplement after exercising. In stores, there are several different types of protein, like soy and whey. Which is better? When do I take it?
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