Pick up any supermarket magazine and you’re likely to see hype around the latest food trend of the day. From kale to quinoa, there’s a new Superfood every month with wild claims of health benefits flying left and right the secret to long-life seems more attainable than ever. But separating the facts from the marketing…

When should I take calcium supplements? Does it matter if I take it or not? When should I take it? Yes, you do need to take it! We all need Calcium. However, You need to consider somethings before taking any dietary supplements. The type of calcium. Check the label to find out what kind of…

You pass by Magnesium dietary supplements on the shelves, maybe wondering about magnesium benefits. Well, maybe you can benefit from magnesium.  Studies have proven that Magnesium could help control blood glucose level, blood pressure, muscle and nerve function, energy production and plays an important role on having a normal heart rhythm. Not having enough Magnesium…

Making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer. A recent study found that four bad behaviors—smoking, drinking too much alcohol, not exercising, and not eating enough fruits and veggies—can hustle you into an early grave, and, in effect, age you by as many as 12 years. Fortunately, you can do…

Dr.Ranya Elguendy
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Ranya Elguendy

Ranya Elguendy, PharmD, BCOP. has been writing for Beliefnet since 2010 focusing on health. She is an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist who has worked, Volunteered and managed in different pharmacy fields.

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