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Why Kids Don't Need To Take Their Vitamins

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to vitamins and minerals, less is more. A new report published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) ...

Nutritional Anxieties: From the Fear of Bad Nutrients to the Scarcity of Health-Enhancing Nutrients

Gyorgy Scrinis | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Gyorgy Scrinis

While the number of nutritional anxieties and fears that grip the public continue to increase, the nature of these anxieties has taken three distinct forms over the past century -- from the obsession with getting an adequate dose of essential nutrients, to the fear of too many bad nutrients, to anxieties over the scarcity of health-enhancing nutrients.

Packaged Deceit: How Dietary Supplements and Fortified Foods Fool You

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

For years, Bayer has marketed its selenium supplements to men as a way to prevent prostate cancer. But the evidence that selenium prevents prostate cancer is as skimpy as Paris Hilton's bikini.