supplements

Supplements Won’t Protect You From COVID-19

Supplements Won’t Protect You From COVID-19

Elderberry syrup? Vitamin C? If you’re looking for extra protection from the coronavirus, please put those back on the pharmacy shelf and go home and wash your hands. Yes, even if Doctor Oz just told you to buy them.

Your Pet Probably Doesn’t Need Supplements

Your Pet Probably Doesn’t Need Supplements

Most humans don’t need to take a vitamin supplement, and most pets don’t, either. But Vox reports that the pet supplement industry is roughly as large as the “pumpkin spice industrial complex.” While some pets certainly have a medical need for supplements, many more are getting vitamins just because companies…

It’s Official: Probiotics Are Not Harmless Cure-Alls

Probiotics are beloved by many health-conscious folks. They fit that sweet spot between natural (always good, right?) and medical (must have health benefits). I get legit hate mail if I write anything less-than-glowing about probiotics. One charming gentleman called me “fake news” and suggested I get my head out of…