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    Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Reduce Depression

    Because previous studies have suggested that vitamin D deficiency may cause depression, other studies have proposed that using vitamin D supplements to increase vitamin D levels may help reduce depressive symptoms. However, new research published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine found no evidence that vitamin D supplements help reduce depression. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble […] More

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    Vitamin C and E Supplements May Hinder Athletic Training

    Vitamins are essential for good health. However, a new study published in The Journal of Physiology suggestions that vitamin C and vitamin E supplements may hinder athletic training rather than improve performance. The Office of Dietary Supplements of the National Institutes of Health recommends 75 milligrams for women and 95 milligrams for men of vitamin […] More

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    Infant Probiotic Use Decreases Risk of Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Infant probiotic use during the first three months of life may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disorders including infant colic, acid reflux, and constipation, says a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the intestines. The gut of a normal, healthy […] More

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    Everest Nutrition Krill Oil Dietary Supplement Review

    Because I am not a big fan of fish, I have taken omega 3 supplements in the past. Prior to getting pregnant with my daughter last spring, I started a vitamin regiment that included omega 3 with EPA and DHA in particular to help regulate my cycles. EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are […] More

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    Fish Oil Likely Not an Important Supplement

    In recent years, pregnant women have been encouraged to take fish oil supplements. However, the findings of a new study suggest that taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy make no difference in the IQs of children. Fish oil contains fatty acids such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are important for a developing fetus. In previous […] More