Missed your daily intake of supplements? Don't worry, scientists say that vitamin and mineral supplements don't really help much in preventing heart attacks and strokes.
People who eat avocado have higher intake of dietary fiber, good fats, total fats, folate, magnesium, potassium, copper and vitamins A and C.
Vitamin B has long been hailed as an essential part of daily regimen for a healthy brain. Numerous past studies have associated it with memory recall and fortitude. Now a new study disputes those claims, showing that B12 may not reduce the risk of memory loss.
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.