With winter and cold and flu season getting started, it’s important to know what vitamin C does and doesn’t help.
Lack of knowledge about the risks of these vitamins and supplements can lead to potential and unforeseen problems.
The old saying, “An apple a day can keep the doctor away,” may have truth behind it after all. Eating nourishing foods rich in certain vitamins can help your immune system fight off illness.
Many people think that taking vitamins and other supplements can support their heart health, but the opposite may be true. None have been proven to help, and some could even be dangerous.
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There’s no question that vitamin deficiencies can cause eye problems. But do you need vitamins or supplements as a result? That’s an important question. If your diet is missing the key vitamins or nutrients you need on a day-to-day basis — or you have a diagnosed deficiency that increases your disease risk — your doctor … Read More
For clues about problems in your mouth, stick out your tongue and look in the mirror. A healthy tongue should be pink and covered with small nodules (papillae). Any deviation from your tongue’s normal appearance, or any pain, may be cause for concern. Family physician Daniel Allan, MD, discusses why you should watch for changes … Read More
Who doesn’t want a healthy immune system? (Raise your hand. No one?) But did you know the role your diet plays in keeping it in top shape to protect you from toxins and infections? Sadly, too many of us don’t eat enough of the fresh fruits, vegetables and other foods we need to keep ourselves … Read More