March 06, 2015



  • Dietary Supplements Can Harm the Liver
    Wellness Tip

    Dietary Supplements Can Harm the Liver

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Be warned—many dietary supplements, despite being “natural,” can be toxic to the liver, especially when taken long term or in high doses. Supplements marketed for body-building and weight loss are most often linked to liver damage.

  • Aflatoxin in Peanuts
    Ask the Experts

    Aflatoxin in Peanuts

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Aflatoxin, a liver-damaging toxin produced by mold, can occur in peanuts as well as in other legumes, nuts, seeds, corn, wheat, other crops and some spices. Should peanut-lovers in the U.S. be concerned?

  • Be Wary of Liver Supplements

    Be Wary of Liver Supplements

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Your liver works hard. It helps digest food, regulates cholesterol and fat metabolism and cleans the blood of impurities. It's no wonder dozens of dietary supplements claim to repair and regenerate this vital organ.