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Why you should not mix drugs with supplements

Why you should not mix drugs with supplements

Many older people take prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and also vitamin or mineral supplements. They may be not aware of the danger of mixing...
These drugs and supplements may help treat headache

These drugs and supplements may help treat headache

Headache is a common health condition many people have. Frequent or severe headaches can strongly interfere with daily activities and decrease quality of life. According to...
More vitamin D could boost memory, but may slow you down

More vitamin D could boost memory, but may slow you down

In a new study, researchers found vitamin D could improve memory performance in older people. However, when taking too much vitamin D supplements, it could...

5 surprising health benefits of vitamin D you might not know

If you search online what vitamin D can do, you will find most of the answers are about its benefits in bone health. But vitamin...
New health benefit and harm of vitamin D you should know

New health benefit and harm of vitamin D you should know

Recently, scientists have discovered a new health benefit of taking vitamin D. They found that vitamin D could improve memory function in older people. But...
Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements cannot provide health benefits

Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements cannot provide health benefits

Many people take vitamin or mineral supplements every day, hoping these supplements provide their body enough nutrients and keep them healthy. However, a recent study...
Protein powders for muscle growth may bring health risks

Protein shake for muscle growth may bring health risks

In a new study, researchers found that excessive use of amino acids (mainly in protein powders) for bodybuilding may bring harmful side effects. The side...
Vitamin D could help cut risk of respiratory infection in half

Vitamin D could help cut risk of respiratory infection in half

In a recent study published in The BMJ, researchers found that vitamin D supplementation can help fight acute respiratory infections such as flu and...

Why vitamin D may help treat autoimmune diseases

In a new study, researchers have discovered how vitamin D can affect our immune system and may help reduce symptoms of autoimmune diseases. The finding...
Do you need to cut half of your daily vitamin D intake

Do you need to cut half of your daily vitamin D intake?

A recent study re-measures vitamin D by improved technology, and researchers find that the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D intake could drop...

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