Weight Loss

Research: Garcinia cambogia use tied to liver damage.

Acute liver injury following Garcinia cambogia usage for weight-loss.

Many Americans see herbal supplements as a means to jump-start their weight loss. The number of articles in magazines and stars on TV spouting the benefits of one supplement or another is staggering. Garcinia cambogia extract and the products containing it are some of the most popular dietary supplements on the market thanks to telemarketers and TV stars. The problem is that there is limited to evidence to back up any of these products and many of the studies done have highlighted concerns about their safety.  

 
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Editorial: No diet is superior!

Pick a diet that works for you and limits processed food!

Nutrition and medical experts have long debated what the most optimal diet is.  Some argue for moderation and portion control; others suggest that Keto or Adkin’s diets are superior, and a few even suggest that a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle for there is an optimal diet that humans evolved to eat. But a study published this month adds a twist. It found that there is likely no single natural diet that is best for human health.

 

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