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Common Vitamins and Minerals: A Review of Safety and Efficacy

Marina Shkayeva, PharmD, Natural Standard PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, reviews the available evidence for common vitamins and minerals, including thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, folic acid, iron, magnesium, selenium and others.
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Scientists investigate possible connection between autism and vitamin D [Study]

Vitamin D plays a pivotal role in a number of disorders. Now scientists are investigating whether the “sunshine vitamin” could be implicated in autism. With autism rates climbing and levels of vitamin D declining because of more sunscreen use and less time spent outdoors, scientists have begun to look into a possible link.

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20-20: A Natural Approach to Better Eyesight

Just like other parts of our body, the eyes too require proper nutrition in order to function properly. While it is important for us to consume the whole spectrum of minerals and vitamins for optimum health, some vitamins are more important than others when it comes to the health of our eyes.

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