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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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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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