11 July 2017 Do Vegans and Vegetarians Need Supplements?

Vegan and vegetarian diets have a well-deserved reputation for health, but omitting meat from your diet does create some potential nutrient deficits. Here's the scoop on what those problems might be and whether supplements make nutritional sense.

26 June 2014 How to Spot Fake Weight-Loss Scams

Lots of people get drawn into these “miracle cures” because they seem to be the easy, quick fix we’ve all wanted. We like these simple tasks because they are almost fairy-tale like, and if a doctor gives his seal of approval, especially on national television in front of millions of viewers, then all the better, right?

19 December 2013 Multivitamins May Not Be Your Friend

Do you pop multivitamins daily without thinking about it? Read this and you might start thinking about it.

2 April 2013 Calcium: Get Enough But Not Too Much!

A recent study has shown that calcium supplementation is linked to an increased risk for having a heart attack. This is a problem since many people take calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis. So what can we do to keep our bones strong while keeping the risk of heart attack low?

29 January 2013 Happy National Vitamin Day!

Today is National Vitamin Day, and whether you are a diligent vitamin taker or are thinking about starting a vitamin regiment, here are a few good reminders about what vitamins can and can't do for us.

11 August 2011 Where There's a Pill There's a Plate: Finding Nutrition Naturally

Where There's a Pill There's a Plate: Finding Nutrition Naturally Certainly vitamin pills can be a convenient and quick way to ensure your body receives adequate doses of needed nutrients, but a cupboard full of vitamins should never be a substitute for a fridge drawer full of fresh vegetables.

2 November 2010 Supplements: Omega-3 Fats

Supplements: Omega-3 Fats Omega-3 fats are heart-healthy, polyunsaturated fats that are found in both plants and fish/seafood. Since most adults in the United States and other industrialized countries will suffer from heart disease, it is important to do what we can to reduce risk of this common chronic...

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