Category Archives: Vitamins & Supplements

Multivitamins? Harmful, harmless or helpful? Dr. Greger

In this provocative video, what Dr. Greger has to report may surprise you. This is the last in a series of six posts featuring Dr. Michael Greger, who is now in the process of following through with his commitment to … Continue reading

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Where do you get your calcium? From plants or animals?

Got milk? Guess what else you’ve “got with it?” Warning. This post could be harmful to your milk-drinking habits. This is the fifth in a series of six posts featuring my colleague, Dr. Michael Greger, who is in the process … Continue reading

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Vitamins; a review — with new info on B12 from Dr. Greger

Happy Birthday to my grandson, Cooper James Hicks, 8 years old today! Almost every week, I hear from someone who is concerned about certain vitamins that may be missing in a diet without meat and dairy. The big three most … Continue reading

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Without dairy, where do we get our calcium?

A reader in the UK requested that I write a blog about calcium in a 4-Leaf diet — a topic that is almost as misunderstood as protein; particularly the best food sources for each. Most of us grew up believing … Continue reading

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Questions about protein, omega-3’s and B12 — Let me hear yours.

Q’s and C’s — Got two questions and two comments yesterday First the questions. The first one was from a friend who was one of my very first blog subscribers. He was also the one who inspired my Unsupportive Spouse … Continue reading

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Vitamins…a 27 billion dollar folly?

An April 13 article by Madison Park on CNN.com led off with the following: “As more than half of U.S. adults are popping vitamins and supplements, the question remains — has it made Americans healthier?” The short answer is NO. … Continue reading

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Vitamin D…the sunshine nutrient. What if we don’t get enough?

Our government seems to be recommending a long list of harmful animal foods so that we can all get enough Vitamin D In the USA Today on Thursday of this week, there was an article based on a recent government … Continue reading

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