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What’s in your supplements?

If you’re taking an over-the-counter supplement that wasn’t recommended by your doctor, you’re not alone — about half of the US adult population takes one or more supplements regularly. We spend more than $ 35 billion on these products each year. While it’s important that your doctor knows what you’re taking, there are many supplements… Read More »

The truth about supplements: do they work and should you take them?

Fish oils, multivitamins and other supplements are a huge industry, but the latest research indicates they are often of little use. Here’s what you need to know Maarten Wouters/Getty By Linda Geddes FOR some people, they are an insurance policy against a less-than-perfect diet. Others take them because they can’t – or won’t – eat… Read More »