Today's Health Topic
Why dietary supplements are suspect
Dietary supplements — including herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other products — are a $37-billion industry in the United States, and 60% of women are taking them regularly. At the same time, mounting research is suggesting that supplements — even mainstays like calcium — may be harmful at high doses.
Listing of vitamins
For optimum health, it is important to understand how various vitamins and minerals work in your body, how much of each nutrient you need every day, and what types of food to eat to ensure that you are getting an adequate supply. Weâ€™ve got the list that explains it all.
Making Sense of Vitamins and Minerals
|•||Vitamins and minerals: The basics|
|•||Making sense of scientific studies|
|•||Cast of characters: From vitamin A to zinc|
|•||SPECIAL BONUS SECTION: Does your diet deliver the daily recommended dose?|
|•||... and more!|
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