Just when you thought you had your summertime outdoors routine down -- plenty of sunscreen, a large hat, limited exposure between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- comes the news that Americans aren't getting enough of the "sunshine vitamin" -- vitamin D.
Getting too little vitamin B12 may leave you feeling fuzzy in your thinking and lead to numbness or tingling in your hands and feet.
Adding anything to your regular diet to improve your health or healing is considered a dietary supplement.
Daily vitamin and mineral supplements are an option for people who don’t get enough essential nutrients through the foods they eat.
Chances are you know you need minerals such as calcium and iron. But five lesser-known minerals also deserve your attention.
Getting enough folic acid can reduce the risk for neural tube defects (NTDs) and may also reduce the risk for other serious birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.
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