Tag Archives: nutraceuticals

Calcium Supplementation for Osteoporosis – A Cause of Divorce?

Caveat Emptor- Let the Consumer Beware! Calcium supplementation causes constipation. It is one of the best kept secrets from women who are, by far, the major consumers taking this supplement en masse for many years in an attempt to reduce the degree of postmenopausal osteoporosis. It is generally believed that women are naturally more constipated […]

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When Was the Last Cure? Achieving Breakthroughs

Originally published in The Westfield Leader on December 22, 2011 WESTFIELD – In his first book, “Drug Discovery: The Pending Crisis,” way back in 1972, Westfield physician Stephen L. DeFelice wrote, “Our present system of drug discovery is almost designed not to cure the great diseases that confront us. There is no doubt that many […]

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Exercise, Mental Stress, Risk of a Heart Attack and Carnitine: Special Note to Diabetics

Though discovered awhile back, few are aware that when the oxygen supply to your heart is dangerously low due to coronary artery blockage- the step before both a fatal and non-fatal heart attack – oftentimes you don’t know it! When I trained as a doctor we were taught that when the heart’s blood supply was […]

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Carnitine, Coronary Heart Disease-Myocardial Ischemia and Diabetes

Carnitine is a naturally occurring extremely safe substance found in most human cells. It is, by far, the most widely researched cardiac nutraceutical regarding how it protects the heart against a lack of oxygen which occurs before a non-fatal or fatal heart attack. Doctors refer to this lack of oxygen as myocardial ischemia. Here’s how […]

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Around the World in Three Days

Where to begin? My first stop was China and then on to South America, Korea, Switzerland, France and back to the USA all within a morning! So many cultures communicating in different languages about the promise of the multitude of food products and ingredients at last week’s Vitafoods Europe conference in Geneva. The audience for […]

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Vitafoods Europe Conference This Week!

This week, Dr. DeFelice is joining thousands of highly respected doctors, business leaders, and nutritionists at the annual Vitafoods Europe conference. If you haven’t done it already, check out the Vitafoods website for more information about this annual event. After Dr. DeFelice’s presentation on the future of nutraceuticals, we’ll be posting a paper he wrote for […]

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