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Vitamins

Vitamins in Pregnancy: What's a Girl to Do?

Kelly Brogan, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Brogan, M.D.

Eat food, actual food, do it with loved ones, and in a state of relaxation. Then determine how research around supplementation can best support the unfolding of an infinitely complex symphony of information exchange between mom and fetus.

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Are Not a Waste of Money: Comments on a Widely-Publicized Editorial

Alan R. Gaby, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Alan R. Gaby, M.D.

The editorial appears to be biased and to lack scholarship, as it is based on selective reporting and a superficial analysis of the vast and complex body research on the health effects of nutritional supplements.

Half Of Americans Take Vitamins, Survey Shows

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Half of Americans regularly take some sort of vitamin, according to a new Gallup report. The findings come on the heels of an editorial published i...

Vitamins vs. Whole Foods

Kathy Freston | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Some big news about vitamins not working -- and even causing harm -- has been all over the airways recently, so I reached out to T. Colin Campbell, author of the new bestseller Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, who has been saying as much for years.

Stocking Up on Seasonal Superfoods

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Our relationship with food is constantly evolving. In the past few years, man...

Setting the Record Straight on Supplements

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

So many people today are confused about supplements. Even many doctors, nutritionists, and other health experts are uncertain. Why? Because there's so much conflicting information in the media.

An Alternative Approach to Treating Fibromyalgia

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While treating the symptoms are essential for fibromyalgia patients, I've had greater success with fibromyalgia therapy by focusing on deficiencies of the body as well as removing any and all triggers that are causing inflammation in the body.

Natural Path to Healthier Bones

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

If you can make healthy anti-inflammatory lifestyle changes along with having an astute integrative practitioner guiding you while you are being safely monitored by your regular doctor, you'll probably be happy with your bone health results in the next few years.

Something Fishy About Omega-3's: Prostate Cancer, Fish Oil and Panaceas

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Surely many variables determined the Inuit's remarkable health, including lots of physical activity, clean air and water, a close community of supportive social connections, a relatively homogenous population with similar genetics, and yes, their diet, too.

Why I'm Not Thrilled About That New Antioxidant Study

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

I didn't stop taking supplements because an epidemiological study showed an "association" of antioxidants with greater mortality, and I'm not taking more of them because this new epidemiological study shows the opposite "association."

Attack of the Gluten Intolerant Sex Addicts

Mark Morford | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

There is some interesting news. It is very likely you are not. Gluten intolerant, that is. Few people really are, few really have full-blown celiac disease. But it sure is interesting to notice how many want to believe they are.

5 Must-Haves You're Missing From Your Diet

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Iron: Check. Vitamin C: Got it. But are you getting enough of these other key nutrients? (Spoiler alert: Probably not). Potassiu...

Eggs: Healthy or Not?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Eggs: They're just one of those foods. Seems like every other week there's an egg controversy. Are they good for you, bad for you, or somewhere in between?

WATCH: Doctor Makes Frightening Claim About Vitamins

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Taking vitamins or supplements seems commonplace, but could all that self-medicating actually be harmful to your health? It's a slippery slope for a c...

Calcium, Vitamin D Impact Bones' Response to Exercise

Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brett Spiegel You may know to eat carbs before you exercise to boost energy and eat protein after your workout to promote muscle. But the time o...

5 Vitamins And Supplements To Stop Taking (And What To Take Instead)

Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty

As you get older, health advice like "Drink your milk to grow big and strong" gives way to "Take your calcium pills to avoid osteoporosis." Taking you...

What I Say to Men Who Want to Screw

Nina Camp | Posted 08.04.2013 | Comedy
Nina Camp

When I finished the Testi Maxx promo, Leo helped me celebrate. If it makes $$ in the mail, I'll train 3x/week instead of two. I'm typing softly now like an angel. Leo's snoozing away in my little alcove. So sweet, like a young prince.

A Vitamin That's Good For The Joints, From Simone De La Rue (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue recommended that women over 35 take a daily multi-vitamin when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. But tha...

World Health Day: 9 Things We Can All Do

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This year, World Health Day focuses on high blood pressure, one of the many chronic diseases that are increasingly common around the world. The Worl...

50+ Women's Bodies -- From Eden to a Garden

Gina Barreca | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty
Gina Barreca

From age 16 to age 20, a woman's body is a temple. From 21 to 49, it's an amusement park. From 50 on, it's a terrarium.

What You Don't Know About Processed Food

Andy Bellatti | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Writer Melanie Warner, whose new behind-the-scenes-look-at-the-world-of-processed-foods book, Pandora's Lunchbox, is out this week, spent the past year and a half investigating how processed foods are actually made.

Supplements for Those With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

If you are interested in using vitamin A or E supplements, check with your doctor first to see whether they are a good idea for you, or if simply eating a well-balanced, plant-based diet is enough for you to get adequate levels of these in your body.

The Doctors Links Food to Brain Health

Riva Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I learned some interesting findings about food and brain health, and also which foods help heal and prevent some common ailments, including low mood and energy.

Is My Memory Loss Normal? The Difference Between Forgetfulness and Early Onset Dementia

Jackie Morgan MacDougall | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Jackie Morgan MacDougall

My car was gone. I stood stunned for a minute, knowing there had to be a reasonable explanation -- just one that had escaped my mind.

How To Shop For Supplements

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Supplements are a multi-billion dollar unregulated industry. The wide display of choices in drug stores, food stores, online, and even in doctors' offices can make your head spin! It is more important now than ever to be aware of what you are and are not getting.