- Q How can eating soy help balance my hormones?
Alisa Vitti, Alternative & Complementary MedicineFoods with fermented soy can help balance hormones and maintain healthy estrogen levels, while products with soy protein isolate should be avoided. Watch as functional nutrition specialist Alisa Vitti describes the healthy forms of soy to look for. Full Answer
- Q What are the side effects of lysine?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacySide effects of lysine supplements include gastrointestinal problems, such as nausea, stomach cramping and diarrhea. Lysine supplements also may increase your risk for gallstones or kidney problems. These problems are unlikely if you don't take... Full Answer
- Q What is chromium used for?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyYour body needs chromium as part of the complex mechanisms that help your body use fats, carbohydrates, and protein. Chromium forms part of the natural compound glucose tolerance factor (GTF), which helps regulate how the hormone insulin maintains your... Full Answer