Tag Archives: Supplements

What to know about fertility supplements

Infertility can be challenging to treat. Modern medical techniques are sometimes effective, but they can be costly, and success rates can vary. Some people who are dealing with infertility look for alternatives to medical intervention to help them become pregnant. They may try using supplements that claim to boost fertility in males, females, or both.… Read More »

Are supplements safe and do they work?

The story of a man who ended up needing a liver transplant after taking green tea capsules has brought the topic of dietary supplements back into the news. What are some of the dangers of supplements and what are the health benefits? When Jim McCants started taking green tea pills he had hoped he was… Read More »

Be Careful When Taking Food Supplements

  When it comes to food supplements many people think that it can not hurt and it might help. Well it ain’t necessarily so. Some recent studies have shown that taking folic acid, calcium and selenium supplements may in each instance increase a person’s risk of developing cancer.   The literature is complicated to understand, but… Read More »