Food & Nutrition

Studies Say Vitamins, Selenium Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Istockphoto  By Anne Harding TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2008 (Health.com) — Men who want to reduce their prostate cancer risk shouldn’t bother popping antioxidant vitamins and supplements, according to two of the largest trials ever conducted on vitamins and cancer prevention. The studies published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association show that […]

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This One-Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe Is Packed With Vitamins and Minerals

Mushrooms have gotten a lot of attention recently, and for good reason: They’re packed with vitamins and minerals—like B6, folate, niacin, copper, selenium, and zinc—and the unique antioxidant ergothioneine (also known as ERGO). The fungi are a decent source of fiber, too. One serving of shiitake mushrooms, for example, supplies 3 grams. What’s more, observational research suggests that regular mushroom consumption […]

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15 Vitamins (and Supplements) Nutritionists Don’t Take—so You Shouldn’t Either

Health Jill SchildhouseAug 30 Whether the pills interact with medications or the health claims don’t hold up, these vitamins and other supplements are the ones experts say you’re better off without. Biotin Small Fish/Shutterstock Looking for long, healthy hair and nails? Biotin pills may not be the miracle you were hoping for. “Some supplements don’t […]