Ask the Harvard Experts: For Some, Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Can Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

Ask the Harvard Experts: For Some, Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Can Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

Q: In general, I eat a well-balanced diet and consider myself to be healthy. Should I be taking a daily…

Sources of Vitamin E (and How to Make Sure Your Body Can Use It)

Sources of Vitamin E (and How to Make Sure Your Body Can Use It)

Vitamin E is an antioxidant essential for the nervous, cardiovascular, reproductive, musculoskeletal and other systems to work properly. It may…

Spotlight on Supplements: St. John’s Wort

Spotlight on Supplements: St. John’s Wort

St. John’s wort is a widely known, non-prescription dietary supplement with use dating back to ancient Greece Overview St. John’s…

Does Your Child Really Need Supplements?

Does Your Child Really Need Supplements?

About a third of children and adolescents take dietary supplements. Parents should be cautious though, some physicians warn, because some…

Whole foods generally a better source of vitamins than supplements

Whole foods generally a better source of vitamins than supplements

Mayo Clinic Q&A By Brent Bauer, M.D. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve read that the antioxidant vitamin E provides a lot…

Putting Vitamins to the Test

Putting Vitamins to the Test

Recent studies dismiss vitamin supplements’ worthiness, but experts find the data bloated with generalities By Donna Shryer With an emphatic whack…