A Review of Nutrients for Bone Health

By Jessica Patella, ND abstracted from “The Role of Nutrients in Bone Health, from A to Z.” from Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. Osteoporosis has become a major public health concern.  Approximately 10 million Americans over 50 years of age have osteoporosis of the hip (1).  In 2005, the economic cost of fracturesContinue reading “A Review of Nutrients for Bone Health”

A Review of Herbs and Supplements for Anxiety

Abstracted by Jessica Patella, ND, from “Nutritional and herbal supplements for anxiety and anxiety-related disorders: systematic review,” in the 2010 issue of Nutrition Journal. Anxiety affects 18.1% of Americans (approximately 6.8 million people) and is one of the most frequent conditions seen by clinicians (1, 2).  The estimated cost of anxiety disorders is $46.6 billionContinue reading “A Review of Herbs and Supplements for Anxiety”