So once again, a "new" supplement hits the ground running and I'm left wondering how it all comes to pass. Berberine is the active chemical alkaloid derived from the Chinese herb Coptis. This herb is one of the "big yellows" and is one of a group of intensely yellow roots used in Chinese medicine to… Continue reading Berberine: its beautiful roots in Chinese medicine and its cardioprotective and digestive health benefits
I'm not sure if vitamins are as cool as they once were. I can remember taking vitamin C as early as my teens as it was very popular then. Then came B vitamins, and now it's D that's the doctor's #1 rec. It's easy to feel skeptical, even cynical, about supplements these days. From the… Continue reading Vitamin What? Is that vitamin helping you or not?