Latest Articles about Supplements
Multis are gateway supplements. They’re often the first step in people’s health enlightenment. Along with a gym membership, maybe. Or a pedometer. But there are a lot of people for whom a multivitamin is it. No other supplements, diet change or exercise. That’s all they’re willing to do. They couldn’t quit smoking, so they’ll take
There is a misperception that the Paleo diet is about gorging on meat. And avoiding all carbs. There is nothing wrong with eating a little meat, especially organ meats. As we saw in Part 2, animal fats are a rich source of Vitamins A and K2. But eating meat three times a day doesn’t make
Probiotics are popular. People who don’t follow probiotic research are quick to dismiss these pills – they’d be making a mistake. Probiotics are POWERFUL! But taking these pills alone won’t fix all your gut issues. For that, you’ll also need to make other lifestyle changes. While playing in the backyard several years ago, my very
Should you take Red Yeast Rice along with your fish oil supplement? That’s a frequent question in my inbox. My answer: No. Why? Here’s the short version: If the Red Yeast Rice works, it’s illegal. If it’s legal, it won’t work. And the long version: Many people turn to Red Yeast Rice because they’ve heard
Why You May Need a More Vitamin D Than the Govt Recommends The Institute of Medicine (IOM) really blew it. I’m talking about their Vitamin D decision. The IOM is a non-profit scientific body that determines the how much of each nutrient is necessary for your health. Vitamin D has gained more scientific credibility in
Should you eat fish oil pills with meals or on an empty stomach? Which is better? Quick quiz: Which of these foods help increase fish oil absorption? Fat-free yogurt and glass of orange juice Breakfast cereal with skim milk Scrambled eggs and bacon Fruit cup with granola The answer is: scrambled eggs and bacon. Surprised?