Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamins & Minerals

Fizzy Drinks, Gummy Candy — Can These Vitamins Really Work?

Kiddy vitamins have been disguised as treats for decades, a clever way to get the little ones to swallow them...…

Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamins, Who Needs Them?

How Multivitamins Can Harm Your Health When it comes to vitamins, don’t fall into the trap of thinking "the more…

Vitamins & Minerals

Mineral Supplements Can Be Toxic

Mind Your Minerals You take your vitamin and mineral supplements to improve your health, but are you sure they’re not…

Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamin D Dos and Don’ts

Taking Supplements Is Not the Solution to Vitamin D Deficiency Research continues to extol the many and varied virtues of…

Vitamins & Minerals

The Latest on Calcium

The typical midlife woman in the US consumes about 700 mg of calcium daily -- far less than the recommended…

Vitamins & Minerals

Misguided Guidelines on Vitamin D?

To me, it seemed to take a long time for the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which sets the recommended dietary…

Vitamins & Minerals

Should You Quit Taking Calcium to Protect Your Heart?

Did you toss your calcium pills in the trash—and then worry about getting osteoporosis—after a new study concluded that calcium…

Vitamins & Minerals

B Vitamins: The Good and Not-So-Good News

How to get the benefits without any of the potential harms When research recently showed that the drug Niaspan, which…

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The Awesome Healing Power of Silver

You know that silver is a precious metal and an industrial commodity—but did you know that it also is a…

Vitamins & Minerals

Folic Acid Danger

Q: First we were told that folic acid supplementation was good, but now we’re hearing that it’s bad. What’s the…