This Is What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do
Is fish oil really just snake oil?
Multivitamins Are a Waste of Money for Most People
Plenty of research suggests that taking vitamin supplements isn’t helpful unless you’re working with your doctor to address a specific deficiency.
I Tried to Become One of Alex Jones's InfoWarriors
VICE’s Will Tilghman spent a week getting all of his “news” from InfoWars and surviving solely on the food and supplements the site peddles.
The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth
It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.
Your Pre-Workout Supplements Might Contain Some Shady Ingredients
“Many claims on supplement labels are usually, if not always, based on exaggerated research findings."
K. Aleisha Fetters
Does Red Yeast Rice Actually Help Lower Cholesterol?
While some people can lower their cholesterol on red yeast rice, for others, their cholesterol actually goes up a bit.
Colleen de Bellefonds
You're Smarter Than That
The Man Who Sold America on Vitamin D—and Profited in the Process
The doctor most responsible for turning the sunshine supplement into a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry, according to government records and interviews.
Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Everything You Should Know Before Trying St. John's Wort for Depression
Psychiatrists tells us the risks and benefits of the most popular alternative to antidepressants.
Meryl Davids Landau
Fish Oil Supplements Harm the Ocean and They May Not Even Be That Good for You
The fish oil industry could lead to the collapse of certain species and we can’t even prove omega-3 supplements are as beneficial as we think they are.
I Had My First Panic Attack Right After I Took St. John's Wort
Panic attacks were listed as both a symptom that the supplement alleviates and a potential side effect—almost as ironic as suicidal thoughts as a side effect of an antidepressant.
Everything You Need to Know About Using SAMe for Depression
If you tried SAMe in recent years and didn’t get results, you might want to try again with a higher-quality, properly-packaged brand.
Meryl Davids Landau
Can I Give My Dog CBD?
We looked into the benefits and the risks of giving your pet a dose of the cannabis compound for seizures, pain, anxiety, and more.