If You Feel a Cold Coming on

The colder seasons are upon us, and that means so many wonderful things: falling leaves, cozy sweaters, crackling fireplaces, and the holidays. But, unfortunately, it also means flu season. When your body begins showing signs of a nasty cold, like sneezing or congestion, or a whole body flu, like chills and fatigue, you might beRead More

Taking too much vitamin D

Nearly one in five U.S. adults are taking supplemental vitamin D, and a growing number are taking excessively high doses linked to an increased risk of fractures, falls, kidney stones and certain cancers, a new study suggests. Vitamin D helps the body use calcium to support bone health. The recommended daily intake of vitamin DRead More

‘Natural’ Supplements, The Scary Facts

In today’s terrifying news, Consumer Reports released the findings of a new investigation on dietary supplements. The publication found that 15 common supplement ingredients, including ones like green tea extract powder, caffeine powder, and kava, can come with pretty scary consequences. “With the help of an expert group of independent physicians and dietary supplement researchers,Read More