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Vitamins

Response to the Organic Debate in the Media

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

Putting a spin on science may grab attention -- but it's not making consumers more informed about their decisions.

Can We Take Too Much Fish Oil?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients asked me about a recent article she read in a magazine that said that fish oil supplement consumption may lead to increased risk of cancer. She has rheumatoid arthritis, and takes fish oil for help with controlling inflammation in her body.

Dr. Oz's Top Vitamin Picks (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, the Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and I just had to ask him what vitamins h...

The Best Vitamin Supplement For Memory, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, the Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and I just had to ask him what vitamins i...

Set Fire to Your Metabolism

Howard Meyer | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Howard Meyer

With all the talk today of fad diets, health scares and conflicting studies, it's nice to know there is a still common sense. Basic knowledge of health issues and diet can be attained by any person and does not go out of style.

Tips On Keeping Bones Strong, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer told me about some steps we can take to keep bones strong when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. And, if y...

The Best Vitamins And Supplements, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

I'm always hearing about new vitamins and supplements that we're supposed to be taking. Joy Bauer, health and nutrition expert, taught me how to deter...

Do You Have One of the Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies?

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

There is a cultural myth that nutritional deficiencies are rare in Western countries. People always seemed shocked when I point out their symptom could be from a classic nutrient deficiency.

WATCH: The Truth About Vitamin D And Calcium, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman, who set the record straight about vitamin D and calcium supplements. Check out more useful heal...

WATCH: Is There A Danger In Taking Too Many Vitamins?, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Should you be taking vitamin supplements? If so, which ones? Dr. Nancy Snyderman, health expert, joined me to discuss the benefits and potential dang...

WATCH: Foods For A Good Mood, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman, joined me on Mondays With Marlo and spoke about the foods that can help alleviate depression and elevate your mood....

WATCH: Tips For Healthy Eyes, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman recently joined me on Mondays With Marlo, and she shared so much valuable information, I just had to share. Here, sh...

Do You Need Vitamins And Supplements?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A balanced diet of fresh, nutritious foods is still the ideal way to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Still, millions of Americans automatically pop supplements every day, and some go so far as to take massive-dose "mega-vitamins."

Do Vitamins And Supplements Actually Work?

Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Vitamins and dietary supplements are big -- more than 110 million Americans forked over a collective $28 billion in 2010 on little bottles of would-be...

How to Impress Your Date With Asparagus

Jonathan Galland | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Galland

You would hardly know it from the cold snap we've been having in the Northeast, but asparagus season is back. Not your average everyday vegetable, asparagus is seen as a true luxury.

African Mango: A Miracle Weight Loss Supplement Or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

I am clearly not opposed to supplements, and I find them to be helpful in augmenting treatment and health goals -- but they are not supposed to be quick fixes that take the place of healthy habits.

Spring Cleaning Your Mind and Body

Katie Campbell | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Katie Campbell

On Feb. 2, 2012, our dear friend Punxsutawney Phil declared that we would have six more weeks of winter. Well, time's up!

Homemade Larabars

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

I love Larabars. They are delicious, dense and high in fiber and nutrients like potassium. Their downside, however, is painful, because their price tag breaks the bank.

What Vitamins Should You Take Before Surgery?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

While several vitamins, minerals and amino acids are used during healing, there are specific ones that are known to specifically to support the normal response to healing, and to support the normal immune system response to infection.

Fact vs. Fiction: Vitamin Supplements

Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living

By Abigail Cuffey for YouBeauty Some people pop a multivitamin daily (or at least when they remember to take it), while others religiously swallow ...

Will Vitamins Kill You More Than Drugs?

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 12.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

While the AMA publications and spokespeople are quick with the press releases saying that nutritional supplements are not only useless, but dangerous, the scientific backing for those statements is lacking.

Should You Still Be Taking Your Vitamins?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The recent media hype around vitamins is a classic case of drawing the wrong conclusions from good science.

Confused About Vitamin Safety? Here's Some Advice From Experts

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Two studies this week raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions. Should anyone be taking them? Which ones...

Dietary Supplements: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

AARP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty

Older adults who take dietary supplements to boost their intake of minerals need to be careful they don’t get too much of a good thing. As report...

The 7 Healthiest Cereals to Eat Before Your 9 a.m. Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.21.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-09-21-Screenshot20110921at11.04.17AM.jpgCereal is the optimal college breakfast food.