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Dietary supplements.

FDA Steps Up Efforts to Regulate Dietary Supplements

The FDA ust announced the most significant change in dietary supplement regulation since the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act more than 25 years ago.

Man reading expiration date on a bottle of vitamins.

Are Expired Supplements Safe?

If you find expired supplements in your medicine cabinet, there's likely no risk in taking them, but you should still throw them out.

Holding vitamin D supplements in hands.

Is High Dose Vitamin D Safe?

High doses of vitamin D may be necessary for patients who have nutrient malabsorption — just watch for these signs of vitamin D toxicity.

Supplements on a wooden spoon.

Top 3 Supplements to Avoid After Age 50

Supplements can help bridge certain vitamin and mineral gaps as you get older, but not all supplements may be right for you.

Kratom pill bottle and kratom capsules on a nightstand.

The Great Kratom Controversy

Is kratom a natural a dietary supplement with pain-relieving properties — or is it an addictive drug?

Woman taking supplements.

Are Collagen Supplements Good or Bad for You?

Our bodies produce less collagen as we age, so there is a huge market for collagen supplements. But should you take them?

Woman sleeping soundly with a little help from melatonin.

Will Melatonin Supplements Help Lull You to Sleep?

If you’re over the age of 40, your natural melatonin has slowed production. So why not turn to a melatonin supplement as a replacement? Well, for starters, there’s little evidence that shows its worth as a sleep aid.

Vitamin D supplements.

Vitamin D May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vitamin D offers benefits to people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how you can test your vitamin D levels to make sure you're getting enough.

Notepad with vitamin d and pills on the table.

Good Sources of Vitamin D for RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, make sure you're getting enough vitamin D through sunshine, supplements, and your diet.

Colorful mineral supplements.

What You Need to Know About Iron

It's important to get iron in your diet, but too much can also be harmful. Here's how to make sure you get the right amount.