The use of vitamin D supplements has previously been thought to help improve bone strength and was particularly popular among women who aimed to keep osteoporosis at bay. However, a new study says there are no benefits to warrant the connection between the two.
A new study is leaving some men on the edge, after it noted that eating too much food naturally high in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, or taking fish oil supplements, can actually leave them at a higher risk of prostate cancer.
Supplements, vitamins and all other alternative medicine have quickly ballooned to a $34 billion a year industry, but the industry has been mired with scrutiny and lawsuits over the lack of proof of its effectiveness. A new book further questions the industry and even says it does more harm than good to those who consume it.