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December 2013

Journal of Dietary Supplements: New Issue

The new issue of the Journal of Dietary Supplements (JDS) features a Natural Standard evidence-based review on Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia).

The international, peer-reviewed journal aims to help consumers and clinicians make informed decisions about the preparations, foods and botanicals that are used to improve health.

The new issue features several original scientific papers, as well as a Natural Standard evidence-based systematic review on bitter orange:

Isolation of Bioactive Phytoconstituent from Alpinia galanga L. with Anti-Hyperlipidemic Activity, by Deepa Iyer, Brajesh K. Sharma and U. K. Patil.

Oxidative Stress Reduced by a Green Tea Concentrate and Capsicum Combination: Synergistic Effects, by Greg B. Forney, D. James Morré and Dorothy M. Morré.

Purified Dry Extract of Paullinia cupana (Guaraná) (PC-18) for Chemotherapy-Related Fatigue in Patients with Solid Tumors: An Early Discontinuation Study, by Adriana Braz del Giglio, Daniel de Iracema Gomes Cubero, Tatiana Goberstein Lerner, et al.

Protective Effect of Psidium guajava Leaf Extract on Altered Carbohydrate Metabolism in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats, by Haseena Banu Hedayathullah Khan, Shanmugavalli R, Deepa Rajendran, et al.

Chromium Supplementation for Menstrual Cycle-Related Mood Symptoms, by Kimberly A. Brownley, Susan S. Girdler, Anna L. Stout, et al.

Golden Berry Juice Attenuates the Severity of Hepatorenal Injury, by Souad E. El-Gengaihi, Manal A. Hamed, Abd El-Rahman M. Khalaf-Allah, at al.

An In Vivo Study Examining the Antiinflammatory Effects of Chamomile, Meadowsweet, and Willow Bark in a Novel Functional Beverage, by Elaine M. Drummond, Niamh Harbourne, Eunice Marete, et al.

The CARE Guidelines: Consensus-based Clinical Case Report Guideline Development, by Joel J. Gagnier, Gunver Kienle, Douglas G. Altman, et al.

An Evidence-Based Systematic Review of Bitter Orange (Citrus aurantium), by Natural Standard Research Collaboration

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  1. Journal of Dietary Supplements (JDS). View Table of Contents
  2. Natural Standard: The Authority on Integrative Medicine. 

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