December 19, 2014

alternative medicine


  • Some Fish Oil Claims are Fishy

    Some Fish Oil Claims are Fishy

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Studies on fish and fish oil (omega-3) supplements have recently made news. Most of these were large well-designed clinical trials, which are few and far between in the world of dietary supplements. See the results.

  • Ginkgo Biloba: A Cancer Link?

    Ginkgo Biloba: A Cancer Link?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The popular Chinese herb ginkgo biloba is promoted as a treatment for circulatory disorders and cognitive problems and as a preventive for dementia. Now, a government study raises a new red flag for ginkgo biloba supplements.

  • Folate for Depression?

    Folate for Depression?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Many observational studies have found that people with low dietary intakes or blood levels of folate have higher rates of depression. Can supplements of this vitamin help boost mood?