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Thyroid-Friendly Vitamins and Supplements

Learn about the vitamins and supplements — including vitamin D and selenium — that are good for your thyroid.

By Mary Shomon

Vitamins and Supplements: Take This, Not That

Vitamins and supplements promise better health, beautiful hair, and younger skin, but are they really worth the investment?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Eat Smart For Colon Cancer Treatment Recovery

Colon cancer and treatment side effects make it hard to take in essential nutrients. Here are some ways to nourish your body and help prevent cancer recurrence.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Your Microbiome and the Weight Loss Yo-Yo

Does your dieting feel like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your gut microbiome might be causing your yo-yo weight phenomenon.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

An Apple a Day May Keep COPD Away

Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Drunken Raisins to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do raisins soaked in gin actually reduce RA pain? The jury is still out on the science, but some people swear by this home remedy.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

A Delicious Home Remedy For Your RA

Can you reduce rheumatoid arthritis pain and inflammation by eating tart cherries or drinking tart cherry juice? The evidence says yes!

By Lene Andersen, MSW

The Royal Supplement for Hypothyroidism: Royal Maca

This cruciferous root vegetable turned powder and capsule supplement may be the answers to so many of your hypothyroid-related problems. It boosts energy, libido, and fertility, among other perks.

By Mary Shomon

Diet Tips to Help Manage Bipolar Disorder

Living with bipolar disorder? What you eat can actually affect your treatment — for better, or worse. Here are some tips to aid in managing bipolar disorder.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

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.

By Lene Andersen, MSW