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Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

You may have seen a concerning headline recently about dietary supplements. Research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting suggested that taking supplements doesn’t curb cancer, and taking more than needed may actually drive up cancer risk. Specifically, researchers concluded that “taking more than the recommended daily allowance of folic acid, Vitamin E and beta-carotene were […]

Taking Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Together Could Increase Your Risk Of Having A Stroke

Taking Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Together Could Increase Your Risk Of Having A Stroke

Research published yesterday announced that taking calcium and vitamin D supplements together might increase your risk of having a stroke. This finding was published in the Annals of Medicine in a review of what’s currently known about the effects of supplements on our health. The review prompted some scary headlines considering more than half of Americans […]

Men: Taking Vitamins B6 And B12 Could Increase Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

Men: Taking Vitamins B6 And B12 Could Increase Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

People looking for an energy boost may turn to vitamin B6 and B12 supplements for help, but new research finds that men may be doubling their risk for lung cancer if they take it over an extended period of time — and tripling it if they’re smokers. A long-term study followed 77,000 senior adults for over […]

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Green Vegetables

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Green Vegetables

The other day, my mother asked if we should have waffles for breakfast, and my response shocked even me: “What if we had a salad?” In the weeks since Allure asked me to write about leafy greens, I’ve changed. Once a kale agnostic, I’m now a Devout Kale Orthodox. The kind of person who eats […]

Three steps to a healthy pregnancy

Three steps to a healthy pregnancy

When you’re four weeks pregnant, the baby in your belly is the size of a poppy seed. This little one has a lot of growing to do, and it needs your help. During your first doctor’s appointment you learn about the healthy pregnancy trio: sleep, food, and vitamins. All three are equally important—for both the […]