November 25, 2014



  • Iron: Blood Ferritin Basics

    Iron: Blood Ferritin Basics

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you are a premenopausal woman with unexplained fatigue, ask your doctor about having your blood ferritin level checked. If it's 50 or less, iron supplements may help, even if you don't have anemia.

  • Antibiotics and Hormones in Food

    Antibiotics and Hormones in Food

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Antibiotics are widely used in conventional livestock production to increase growth and prevent illness in cattle, while growth hormones are used on some industrial dairy farms to increase milk production. Neither can be used in organic products.

  • Skip Thyroid Support Supplements
    Wellness Tip

    Skip Thyroid Support Supplements

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Don’t take “thyroid support” dietary supplements to treat a suspected thyroid disorder or to help you lose weight or feel more energetic. Many contain widely varying doses of unregulated thyroid hormones (from animals) and are illegal in supplements.