Why Your Doctor Needs to Know What Vitamins and Supplements You Take

Every time you head to the doctor’s office, it’s the same question: “What medications are you taking?” You may know exactly which prescription medications you take every day, but even the most diligent patient may not realize how important it is to tell your healthcare provider about the over-the-counter medications and supplements you take, too.

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Do Gummy Vitamins Work as Well as Traditional Vitamins?

They’re sugary, sweet, and taste like a treat, but are gummy vitamins actually healthy? And do they offer your body the same benefits as traditional vitamins. A primary care specialist weighs in on whether you should replace your pill-form vitamins with the gummy variety.

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The Best Time to Take Vitamins

Find out the best time to take vitamins to increase their benefits, including the best time to take vitamins D, B12 and C, multivitamins and prenatal vitamins.

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Diet Tips to Help You Fight Inflammation

The health benefits of choosing whole foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains are nearly endless. One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body.

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