Supplements

Why You Might Want to Rethink That Multivitamin

November 3, 2010
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Multivitamins have been in the news lately — and the news is not so great.  Studies are showing that multivitamin supplements do little to help prevent chronic disease and promote health.  And preliminary research shows that in certain populations, they could even do harm. Yet more than half of the US populations take multivitamins (53 […]

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Kids & DHA: The Complete Guide for Parents

December 13, 2009
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I’m excited to have Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD as our expert this month. She is an award-winning registered dietitian, with a nutrition counseling practice in Newport Beach, California. She has written several books including The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet and Intuitive Eating. She is a highly respected dietitian. “Children require omega-3 fatty acids the same way […]

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Why 7 out of 10 Children Don’t Get Enough Vitamin D

August 3, 2009
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Yesterday the media was bursting with news about children and vitamin D. A study published in Pediatrics revealed that 70% of children –- millions of kids — have low vitamin D levels. Nine percent of 1 to 21 year olds were found to be deficient in vitamin D and 61% had insufficient levels. I couldn’t […]

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Product Review: Carlson Vitamin D Baby Drops

May 29, 2009
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I was searching for a “vitamin D only” supplement for my newborn and all I could find was Trivosol which contains vitamins A, C and D. I don’t see the need to add vitamins A and C…. I only wanted to add D. I went to a few stores and found nothing. I find this […]

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Should Children Take Multivitamins?

March 14, 2009
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A recent study published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine brought up a topic that many moms wonder about: do children benefit from taking multivitamins? When you think about how picky children can be with food, especially toddlers, it seems to make sense. Take a supplement, get a little insurance. But it doesn’t […]

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