5 Forgotten Vitamins and Supplements

It's always best to try to get the vitamins and minerals you need from a healthy, well-balanced diet, but sometimes that's difficult. Here are five vitamin and minerals that you may need to supplement, if you're not getting enough through diet.

Nutrition & Movement

Natural Supplements Can Be Dangerously Contaminated, or Not Even Have the Specified Ingredients

Are dietary supplements safe and effective? This professor of pharmacy explains what consumers should consider.

Nutrition & Movement

CBD Is Touted for Pain Management—But Does It Work?

CBD is everywhere these days, promoted to relieve pain and promote calmness in people and animals. But does it work? The jury is still out. 


Nutrition & Movement

Avoiding Pseudomedicine for Alzheimer's and Brain Health

With so many people affected by Alzheimer's disease, many people are looking for information about any kind of brain health intervention. And they may fall prey to pseudomedicine.

Menopause & Aging Well

Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds

Over the counter drugs and supplements may contain dangerous toxins or unapproved drug ingredients, so people who take them may be risking serious health problems.

Nutrition & Movement

Could You Have a B12 Deficiency?

It's important to eat food sources that contain vitamin B12 to avoid a B12 deficiency. People over 50 may need to eat more fortified foods or take a dietary supplement.

Nutrition & Movement

9 Low Iron Symptoms: Could You Have an Iron Deficiency?

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the United States, and women are at greater risk than men. Find out if you have symptoms.

Nutrition & Movement

Can You Trust the Labels on Your Supplements?

Think you know what's in your favorite supplement? Think again.

Nutrition & Movement

How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?

If you take melatonin supplements to help you nod off, take note: Many brands are inaccurately labeled, containing much less—or much more—of the sleep hormone than indicated, a new study reports.

Self-Care & Mental Health