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More people than ever are taking way too much vitamin D
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Vitamins seem like something you can't have too much of. Like too much ice cream on a sticky summer day—sure, you can technically go overboard, but the limit is so high, and what's the worst thing that happens anyway? And unlike ice cream, we know ...

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Nonprescription prenatal vitamins may be more potent
A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau. By Lisa Rapaport. (Reuters Health) - Prescription prenatal vitamins may have lower doses of key ingredients like vitamin A, vitamin D, and ...

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Arlington Police Seize 1000 Ecstasy Tabs Shaped Like Flintstones Vitamins
“These pills could be passed off as vitamins or something that anyone would want to take,” Bartolotta said. But, “The drugs on the street can vary widely in chemical composition and in their dangerous side effects,” according to Bartolotta. “They are ...
Arlington police seize Ecstasy tabs shaped like kids vitamins | Fort ...Fort Worth Star Telegram

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Med-Fit Weight Loss Tip of the Week: Vitamins and Minerals
FOX31 Denver
When you're trying to lose weight, it can be easy to forget to incorporate vitamins and minerals into your diet. But which ones should you be taking to help your metabolism? Our Weight Loss Expert, Dr. Angela Tran, is back with her Weight Loss Tips of ...

10 things you need to know before popping vitamins
When it comes to vitamins, think about the alphabet. Vitamins A, B, C, D and E are incredibly popular, and consumers spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year on products that contain them. True vitamin deficiencies, except for Vitamin D, are rare.

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Why B Vitamins Are the Secret to More Energy
Shape Magazine
fb-vitamin-b-energy.jpg The more active you are, the more B vitamins you need. "These nutrients are extremely important for energy metabolism," says Melinda M. Manore, Ph.D., R.D.N., a professor of nutrition at Oregon State University. They're crucial ...


Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D
TUESDAY, June 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to vitamin D supplements, it's possible that Americans may be getting too much of a good thing, new research suggests. In 2014, just over 3 percent of U.S. adults took more than 4,000 ...
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Services Use Vitamins, Nutrition to Boost Female Grunts' Performance
Services Use Vitamins, Nutrition to Boost Female Grunts' Performance. Recruits of November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, run 1.5 miles during an initial strength test Sept. 16, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Cpl ...

Vitamins: you probably don't need them
Marin Independent Journal
I am continually amazed at the number of generally healthy people who take supplements, be it generic vitamins from the drug store or exotics “designed” (a term better suited for the packaging than the performance) to elevate mood, banish fatigue, lead ... (blog)

7 Bad Things That Can Happen If You Take Prenatal Vitamins When You're Not Pregnant (blog)
There's quite an allure attached to prenatal vitamins: Many women have come to believe that taking them, pregnant or not, will help them grow out their hair, nails, and even given them an extra added dose of nutrients that their body must need, right ...

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