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Multivitamin

Can Multivitamins Help Us With Cancer Risks?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you do a search on the Internet, there are abundant studies that suggest both for and against vitamins -- so what are we to make of all the results? Should we or should we not take multivitamins?

Iron: The Double-Edged Mineral

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

A heavy-duty mineral, iron is used to make red blood cells -- the oxygen transport system of the body. Too much or too little can be harmful to your health.

How To Get Off The Diet Merry-Go-Round

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

Whether you've tried one too many fad diets, have fallen off the bandwagon, or just want tips for lifetime weight management, you can clean up your diet with a few simple tweaks.

Is It Time To Stop Taking A Multivitamin?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A multivitamin is very, very unlikely to kill anyone. If there is risk attached to the use of such supplements, it is very small. But there may be some risk -- and there is no reliable indication of benefit.

What To Look For When Choosing A Multivitamin

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

One large difference in some supplements is the fact that the pricey ones are derived from whole food sources, while cheaper pills can be from lab created chemicals.

Do Multivitamins Cause Breast Cancer?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Do multivitamins cause breast cancer? An observational cohort study conducted in Sweden, recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests they may.

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.