Vitamin D caution

Q.  Just wanted to briefly share my recent experience in order to encourage people to be more cautious. I have a history of irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome. I started supplementing Vitamin D3 orally at 1000 IU per day and gradually increased to 5000 IU per day over...

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Magnesium controversy

Q.  As a reader of your website and enjoying every page of it, I must say though, that you could recommend a better form of magnesium instead of oxide. Magnesium oxide has a lower rate of absorption and in higher doses will mess up the colon. I understand that it's...

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Necessity of supplements

Q.  The latest issue of Prevention Magazine has apparently taken the position that vitamin supplementation (except for vitamin D, Omega 3s, B-12, and calcium) provides no real health benefits and may even be harmful. I would expect this from outdated medical sources, but was quite surprised to see this position...

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