Vitamins and Supplements Slideshows
Melatonin: What to Know
- Vitamins and Supplements to Fight Inflammation
Arthritis, intense exercise, and sugary or fatty foods are some of the things that can lead to inflammation. Here’s what you can take or add to your diet to help fight it.
- Foods High in Vitamin D
Vitamin D is important for your bones, blood cells, and immune system -- your body's defense against germs. Find out which foods are the best source of this nutrient.
- The Truth About Moringa
Did you know moringa leaves pack as much protein as meat? Learn more about this tree and how to use it.
- Supplement Smarts: Best Ways to Take Different Vitamins
Taking a vitamin supplement to cover your nutritional bases? Find out how and when to take it so your body gets the most from it.
- Eucalyptus Oil Benefits and Uses
Eucalyptus oil is a hardworking essential oil with a wide range of uses, from bug spray, to household cleaner, to pre-op calmer, to oral plaque-fighter. Many remedies haven’t passed scientific testing, though. Learn the medically tried-and-true ways you can benefit from eucalyptus oil.
- The Truth About Activated Charcoal
Activated charcoal is in food, toothpaste, drinks, and supplements. It promises to remove odors, ease gas, clean teeth, and more. Here’s what science says about the claims.
- Stock Your Natural Medicine Cabinet
Want to use more natural remedies, but don’t know where to start? These herbal medicines may start you on the right foot.
- Could I Be Low in Vitamin D?
Vitamin D is vital to good health. Find out ways to know that you don’t get enough.
- Supplements: What You Really Need
If you take supplements, you’ll want to know what the research shows about what works and what might not.
- Are You Getting Enough Iodine?
Iodine is essential to a healthy thyroid gland. Find out if you get enough and what to look for if you think you might not.
- Signs You're Low on Vitamin C
Worried you're coming up short on vitamin C? Here are some telltale symptoms to watch out for.
- Signs You’re Low on Vitamin B12
Your body needs vitamin B12 to keep blood cells healthy and to make your nerves work right. But what happens when you run low?
- Surprising Uses for Lavender
Lavender is more than a sweet sachet. Find out how this powerhouse herb can ease some of the pains after childbirth, stop hair loss, and even help sharpen your memory.
- Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin B6
B6 is a hard-working vitamin that affects everything from your mood to appetite to skin condition. Here are signs you may not have enough.
- Evening Primrose Oil
People take this herbal supplement for younger-looking skin, ADHD, hot flashes, and more. But does it really work? Find out what evening primrose oil can and can't do for you.
- 9 Ways to Get Vitamin K
It may not get as much attention as other nutrients, but vitamin K helps your blood clot and your bones grow.
- A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet?
If you feel like something is a little off, but you’re not sure exactly what, you may not be getting enough of some key vitamins or minerals. Depending on what’s going on, there might be a food (or supplement) for that.
- What to Know Before You Take Herbal Supplements
Not all herbs and supplements are safe, especially if you have certain medical conditions or take some drugs. Find out which ones you may need to skip.
- Vitamins and Minerals From A to Z
Find out which vitamins and minerals your body needs, what they do, and what foods you can eat to get them.
- Slideshow: 7 Nutrients You May Be Missing in Your Diet
In this slideshow, discover the seven essential nutrients most Americans lack in their diet: Calcium, potassium, magnesium, and more.
- Slideshow: 8 Digestive Health Supplements
See 8 supplements to improve digestive health, including probiotics, psyllium, ginger, l-glutamine and more.
- The Truth About Vitamin D’s Health Benefits
Learn more about what vitamin D does and how much you need.