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There’s a reason “you get what you pay for” is an age-old adage—if it seems too good to be true, it probably is, and common sense prevails. A cheap line of multivitamins sold on Amazon have been outed as fakes. Counterfeit products of all types are a problem on Amazon, especially when they come out […]

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From a long summer full of runs, hikes, swims, and ball games, to a sudden drop in temperature as fall comes in, this time of year your back may creak, your joints may ache, and a general feeling of wear and tear might take over. It can impact your sleep, your mood, your work, and […]

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Splashy editorials pop up regularly decrying the need for any sort of multivitamin or supplement. Just follow standard medical advice, they say (which often includes taking a daily multivitamin) and don’t think. But their argument is pretty easy to poke holes in. Our diets are so poor, that cheap multivitamins are snuck into as much […]

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Are You A Headline Skimmer?

October 19, 2015

If you are, you might get the wrong idea when it comes to some of the more sensationalist ones. For instance, can dietary supplements send you to the ER? Only if you completely eschew common sense! It’s not usually the ingredients like headlines imply, it’s what people are, and aren’t doing at home. Since most […]

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Think you’re saving money buying cheap grocery store vitamins? Taken in by the convenience, or maybe the branding of a store that’s otherwise pretty good to you? You’re just getting ripped off. New York is saying “no more”—grocery store supplements, which have again shown themselves to not contain the ingredients listed on their label (and […]

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