Tag Archives: supplementation

Consumer Reports on Supplements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ambiguous

Posted on August 16, 2016

The Good   In its September 2016 magazine, Consumer Reports has an extensive review of dietary supplements. They present a very good history of the supplement industry, which got its impetus from Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Prize winner, and his … Continue reading

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“Truth” About Supplements?

Posted on January 25, 2016

WGBH Frontline Slams Supplements   There are many ongoing controversies about the use of supplements and their effects on people’s health. The supplement industry in the United States could best be described as a bazaar with various companies hawking their … Continue reading

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The Institute of Medicine on Vitamin D

Posted on January 14, 2016

Safe Supplementation of Vitamin D This study, which recommends people to consume three times more vitamin D than the Institute recommended in 1997, also concludes that consuming more vitamin D could be hazardous. The flaw in the report is its … Continue reading

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