There are as many as 80,000 vitamin and dietary supplement products available in the U.S. But the Food and Drug Administration knows little about specific products and their ingredients.
One in eight adults say they or an immediate family member have experienced a severe side effect from a vitamin or other dietary supplement. Without knowing what supplements contain, it’s difficult to spot risky or illegal products.
Requiring manufacturers to disclose their products and ingredients to the FDA would help the agency quickly find and remove harmful supplement products from the market, protecting Americans’ health.
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Studies show almost a third of American kids take nutritional supplements. The most popular are multivitamins, fish oil, melatonin and probiotics. But some experts cite a lack of evidence about the benefits, and concerns about potential damage to vital organs like the heart and liver. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning” with what parents need to know.
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The amount of Vitamin D in over-the-counter supplements can vary widely and often does not match the amount listed on the label. Those are the findings of a new Kaiser Permanente study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Because the vitamin industry remains largely unregulated study authors say consumers can’t necessarily trust they are getting what they pay for. For more information, visit .
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This week Reactions is taking a look at the science and chemistry, or lack thereof, behind supplements. You’ve seen them in late night commercials and at your local pharmacy—little pills that claim to cure your cold, help you wake up or maybe help you lose weight. Vitamin and mineral supplements are everywhere and generate billions of dollars in revenue in the U.S. each year. But do they really work?
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Francisco Tomás-Barberán, Ph.D.
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.
Should you take multi-vitamins?
Large multivitamin studies showing no significant benefits for healthy people:
Some experts recommend multivitamins as “nutritional insurance”:
For those with diabetes, supplements can help:
Fish oil claims not supported by research:
Other sources: Trials for supplements don’t show adequate evidence of benefits
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Are vitamin supplements really useful? Do they have any side effects? Why should we opt for vitamin supplements? Dr. Aarti Vaidya Joshi explains about vitamin supplements, their usage and discusses whether vitamin supplements should be part of our diet.
The Truth about Vitamins and Supplements
Should you take vitamins and supplements?
Vitamins, minerals, amino acids, supplements, Omega fatty acids; protein powders; what’s the truth about taking these. Should you get your nutrients through food and diet or should you take vitamins to supplement your nutrition? Here’s the truth about vitamins.
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Dr. Vincent Bellonzi is a chiropractor and a Certified Clinical Nutritionist. He has been in practice for over 12 years. He received his Doctorate from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1991.
Since 1998, Dr. Bellonzi has practiced in the Austin area. He works with athletes at every level to provide sports conditioning and rehabilitation.
More than half of Americans use vitamins or supplements, spending over $9.4 billion a year. Dr. Jeffrey Tice takes a look at which are encouraged, which are discouraged and which have no benefit. He covers antioxidants, folic acid, vitamin D and Calcium and Omega 3. Recorded on 03/08/2016. [5/2016] [Show ID: 30675]
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Vitamins and minerals are a large class of nutrients that can be found in vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Eat a diet full of variety to get vitamins and minerals, and consider supplementing with fruit and vegetable drinks using advice from a registered dietitian in this free video on nutrition.
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