Creatine Supplements Get A Buy Recommendation

Creatine is one of the most popular ergogenic aids on the market because of its putative muscle building properties.  And while there are those who don’t think it works, there is enough, legitimate scientific...

Lipozene Gets a Do Not Buy Recommendation

Lipozene is yet another weight loss supplement that features claims of effectiveness, but falls short when it comes to providing clinical proof. Personal trainers should alert their clients to this sham and consumers should save...

Rashard Lewis is the Sixth NBA Player to Fail a Performance Enhancing Drug Test

Depending on the news account, the NBA’s Rashard Lewis failed a performance-enhancing drug test for elevated testosterone levels and/or elevated levels of DHEA, a hormone precursor that has been shown to increase testosterone levels. ...

Should I Buy Herbal Testosterone Supplements?

Should I buy herbal testosterone supplements? I hear that question on a regular basis from young guys and adults. The short answer is, "Hell no!" These herbal remedies are just a not-so-sophisticated way of separating people...

If You Are Having Trouble Sleeping, Melatonin Might Help

Research suggests that melatonin supplementation can help people who are having trouble getting a good night’s sleep. As I got older and busier my sleeping habits suffered and I wasn’t sure of the cause.  The...

Don't Buy HCG Dietary Supplements

I have written about the nonsensical HCG Diet. It's barbaric and won't work. Now the federal government has stepped in to prevent supplement hucksters from selling HCG weight loss supplements. This dreck is sold...

FRS Energy Drink Log, Part 2

A few weeks ago I signed up for the FRS Healthy Energy Drink free trial offer because the drink contains Quercetin, an ingredient that has shown some promise in legit research.   I will chronicle...

Raspberry Ketones: The Latest “No Evidence” Product From the Supplement Industry

Over the past few months, I have been hearing almost constant radio commercials for raspberry ketone weight-loss/fat-burning supplements, with the tag line that they are the miracle fat-burning supplement recommended by Dr. Oz. Can...

Does Creatine Work?

Creatine is one of the popular supplements on the market today, as it’s potential muscle and strength-building benefits are attractive to elite athletes and weekend warriors alike.  But the question remains, does it work? Open...

More Whole Body Vibration Shenanigans

It’s bad enough to have to listen to the far-fetched claims that Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is an effective exercise modality.  Now we have a WBV huckster pimping “vibraceuticals,” which apparently are imaginary substances...