Sorting out omega-3 supplements

Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the most — if not the most — popular supplements on the market.  They come in different brands and different doses and different forms.  It can get confusing.  If you’re taking one, how did you choose it?  Full disclosure: I’ve been taking omega-3 for many years, and sometimes I’m […]

Multiples don’t prevent heart disease

Duh, who thought they did? When it comes to nutrition, nothing makes me crazier than the idea that supplements have some sort of drug-like function.  I know it’s tempting to believe that you can cure yourself of all kinds of dire diseases by taking more of some nutrient, as if supplements are Drugs Lite.  No […]

Should I Take A Supplement?             

Because I’m a dietetic intern, people are constantly asking me for advice. Anybody who hears that I’m in the nutrition field, whether it be on the train, in a grocery store, or that one uncle you talk to once a decade at Thanksgiving dinner, has some sort of question about nutrition. Some of those frequently […]

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