TITLE

The six best supplements you've never heard of

AUTHOR(S)
Krucoff, Carol; Dain, Bonnie
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Natural Health;Nov2005, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on several important dietary supplements. Selenium is essential for proper immune function; may reduce the risk of certain cancers; and helps rid the body of free radicals. A powerful antioxidant, selenium works especially well with vitamin E to fight damaging free radicals. It's vital for the immune system, boosting the body's defenses against bacteria and viruses, and it may reduce cancer risk, particularly in the prostate, colon, and lungs. Chasteberry is a shrub in the verbena family, bears a fruit that has been used medicinally for centuries. As the name suggests, it was once thought to dampen sexual desire; it's also called "monk's pepper," since brothers in orders reportedly chewed the dried berries to decrease libido.
ACCESSION #
18682691

 

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