Senior Focus: Do older adults need vitamin and mineral supplements?
Drugs for the treatment of heart disease will increase the loss of potassium from the body. Other drugs and medical conditions impair the ability of the body to eliminate potassium. Under these conditions, a potassium supplement could be dangerous …
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Dupuy: The rise of pseudo science charlatanism
Speaking of television charlatans — “Dr.” Oz. Not only has he let psychics come on his show to chat with the dead, he’s a proponent of the widely debunked “detox” craze and was recently called out by Congress for hawking fake weight-loss pills on his …
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Many Americans Misinformed About Weight Loss Supplements
A new Consumer Reports survey confirms what a lot of Runner’s World readers already know: If you’re looking to lose weight, your best bet is to focus on diet and exercise, and avoid attempting to shortcut the process by taking weight loss supplements.
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