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I'm hearing about carnosine as an "anti-aging" supplement. What else is it good for and can we get enough of it in our diet?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, May 30, 2003

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Is it true that women with osteoporosis should not supplement with more than 6,000 IU daily of vitamin A? What about the vitamin A in food?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, May 23, 2003

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How do we know if we're getting the right amount of copper?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, May 16, 2003

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The SARS outbreak terrifies me, and I want to do what I can to protect myself. Are there any nutrients that might help?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, May 9, 2003

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Can you tell me the benefits of taking potassium? Is there enough in my multivitamin/mineral? What foods are rich in potassium?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, May 2, 2003

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Is coral calcium really better than other calcium sources?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, April 25, 2003

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I recently heard about a product called NADH that can help people with chronic fatigue syndrome. I don't have that problem, but I certainly get tired sometimes and wish for something safe that would give me an energy boost. Would NADH help and at what amount?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, April 18, 2003

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I would like to try SAMe for depression. What is good and what is bad about it, and is it safe?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, April 4, 2003

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I would like to try SAMe for depression. What is good and what is bad about it, and is it safe?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 28, 2003

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James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 21, 2003

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James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 14, 2003

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How do I know if I need a B-vitamin supplement? What does it mean to "balance" the B-vitamins?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, March 7, 2003

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My mother has been taking 400 IU of vitamin D for several years. She has severe osteoporosis that was still getting worse until she increased her vitamin D supplement to 800 IU per day. What is the safe limit for a vitamin D supplement?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 28, 2003

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Spring pollens are in, and mold just won't let up. How can I stop my sneezing fits without resorting to antihistamines?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 21, 2003

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I want to try a supplement of DHEA. Is it worth paying extra for 7-keto DHEA, since I've heard it has less chance of side effects?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 14, 2003

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What is inulin good for, and where can I buy it?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Feb. 7, 2003

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What is inulin good for, and where can I buy it?

James Heffley, Columns, Jan. 31, 2003

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Sometimes when I take my vitamins late at night I have trouble getting to sleep. Why is that and which ones are most likely to do this?

James Heffley, Columns, Jan. 24, 2003

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Sometimes when I take my vitamins late at night I have trouble getting to sleep. Why is that, and which ones are most likely to do this?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 17, 2003

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Is it possible to be allergic to electricity?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 10, 2003

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What do "green drinks" provide in the way of nutrients, and are they any better than eating green vegetables?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Jan. 3, 2003

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Is it worth the extra expense to buy organically grown produce?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Dec. 27, 2002

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As I get older my eyes keep getting dryer. Some brands of the artificial tears seem to make it even worse. Is there a "natural" remedy?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Dec. 20, 2002

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I keep hearing about omega-3 fatty acids. What are they, where do they come from, and what good are they?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Dec. 13, 2002

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Several years ago I stopped eating alfalfa sprouts when there were reports of bacterial contamination. Are there safe sprouts on the market now?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Dec. 6, 2002

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I have decided that it is prudent to start taking a multivitamin, but it seems like there are hundreds of choices. How do I narrow down the selections?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Nov. 22, 2002

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I've decided I'm ready to give up coffee and thinking of switching to tea. What are my other options for a replacement?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Nov. 15, 2002

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My nails were never great, but the last two years I have really suffered from nails that are too soft to hold up to daily wear and tear. I also notice some ridges developing. What can I do to improve them?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Nov. 8, 2002

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My city recently voted to begin fluoridation of the municipal water supply. Should I be concerned, and if so, how would I remove the fluoride?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Nov. 1, 2002

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I've been considering adding coenzyme Q-10 to my supplement program, but I couldn't really decide if CoQ is an essential nutrient or not. How does CoQ help, if it does?

James Heffley, Ph.D., Columns, Oct. 25, 2002

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