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Vitamins & Supplements

The best way to get the nutrients your body needs is by eating a balanced diet. But it's not always easy to meet your daily requirements of certain nutrients from food alone. Tufts experts separate the facts from the hype on supplements. You'll find unbiased information on vitamins like B-complex, C, D and E, supplements like omega-3 and lutein and essential minerals like magnesium and potassium and how they can protect or, in high doses, even harm your health.

Vitamin D Alone Does Not Help Muscles

September 2018 — It has been suggested that taking vitamin D supplements could help preserve muscle strength and functionality in older adults, but a new study concluded that supplementation alone had no impact on either muscle strength or physical performance.

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Supplements and Older Adults

 Subscribers OnlySeptember 2018 - A recent study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, looked at nutrient and herbal supplement use in U.S. adults....