December 1999 Issue
Got Colostrum? Bizarre New Supplement
The Buzz: "The ultimate anti-aging, weight-loss and immune supplement," boast ads for New Life Colostrum. Symbiotics, Inc., its maker, and a host of other companies marketing similar products, claim that daily intake of bovine colostrum (from cows) can increase resistance to disease, enhance fat burning and muscle building, balance blood sugar and lift mood, among other vague, anti-aging claims. Popular magazines tout colostrum as nostrum for a host of illnesses like arthritis, cancer,
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