Category: Vitamins

FDA Sends Warning Letters Regarding Nutritional Supplements

February 20th, 2019
On February 11, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent 12 warning letters and five online advisory letters to companies whose products are being illegally marketed as unapproved new drugs to prevent, treat or cure Alzheimer’s, diabetes and cancer.… more »

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help

January 3rd, 2018
Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may not reduce the risk of fracture as once previously thought. Do Supplements Reduce Fractures? A new analysis of past studies published on Tuesday, December 26th, found that calcium and vitamin D supplements… more »

Myth or Truth: Can Vitamin C Help Prevent a Cold?

January 11th, 2017
It’s cold season and you hope the glass of orange juice you have every morning will prevent you from catching the office cold. Are Mom’s pearls of wisdom actually true, can a daily dose of vitamin C help? Vitamin C and the Common Cold Vitamin C is a n… more »

Vitamin and Dietary Supplements Making News

April 22nd, 2015
For the past few months vitamin and dietary supplements have been making headlines. From potentially harmful ingredients to falsely advertised products, people are wondering, what is in their supplements? Questioning the Ingredients in Supplements In… more »

Health in the News: Diet Pills and Supplements May Hurt Your Kidneys

July 16th, 2014
The safest and most effective way to lose weight permanently is to eat less and exercise more, but Americans seem to crave rapid results. As a consequence, diet pills are a big business for drug manufacturers. Some however, are very unsafe and have been… more »