Category Archives: nutritional supplements

How Much Protein Do I Need?

Over the years, various so-called “high protein” diets have come in and out of fashion, either with the goals of weight loss or building muscle mass. Many people believe that a high protein diet is the most healthy choice, but … read more

Are There Really Any Health Benefits of Fish Oil Supplements?

I’m all about getting those omega-3s, but I’m not quite convinced that fish oil supplements are worth the money for the average healthy person. The fish oil hype comes from the fact that omega-3 fatty acids have been shown … read more

phentermine (Adipex-P, Lomaira)

What is phentermine?

Phentermine is a drug that suppresses appetite.

What brand names are available for phentermine?

  • Brand available in the US for phentermine are Adipex-P and Lomaira.
  • Discontinued brands are Fastin, Oby-Trim,
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5 Ways to Increase Your Vitamin D Intake

Vitamin D is beneficial for your health and wellness, and during the winter months, we lose one of our best sources of vitamin D: plentiful sunlight.

The body manufactures its own vitamin D when it’s exposed to the sun’s rays, … read more

Saxenda (liraglutide injection)

GENERIC NAME: liraglutide (rDNA origin) injection

BRAND NAME: Saxenda

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

USES:

  • Saxenda is prescribed to help some obese or overweight adults with weight-related medical problems to lose weight and keep the weight off.
  • It is approved
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5 Non-Dairy Sources Of Calcium

When we think of calcium, we think of healthy bones, happy teeth, and tall, cold glasses of milk. Yes, this essential nutrient is most commonly associated with dairy. That’s not for nothing: Eating just three or four servings of … read more