Holistic Health

Dietary Supplements and Vitamins

Supplements can be a helpful way to bridge a dietary gap or help address a health concern. Explore options and learn more about what to consider before taking them.
Healthy pancreas
Chymotrypsin Benefits, Side Effects, and Dosage
Rice bran oil pills
Tocotrienol: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Prunes are high in the trace mineral boron
The Best Foods High in Boron
Chromium supplements
Chromium Polynicotinate: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage
A person pours pills into their hand
Tricalcium Phosphate: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Phytic acid molecule
Phytic Acid: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Close-Up Of Pills On White Background
Calcium Lactate: Benefits, Side Effects, and Dosage
Eptifibatide is a seven-peptide drug made from a disintegrin protein
Peptide: What it is, Types, Functions, Uses
Top view of wooden spoon with brazil nuts on it
Selenomethionine: Uses, Benefits, Side Effects
Choline molecule
Choline: What It Is, Sources, Needs, Excess, Deficiency
Selenite crystal in the light
Selenite: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Close-Up Of Baking Soda Spilled From Measuring Spoon On Table
Sodium Bicarbonate: Uses, Forms, Risks
Calcium citrate supplements spilling from bottle
Calcium Citrate: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Foods that are good sources of vitamin B12
Vitamin B12: Uses, Benefits, Food Sources
Organic Broccoli in basket just harvested
Sulforaphane: Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects
man checking pill bottles
Hydrolyzed Collagen: What It Is, Health Benefits, Use
pH test for alkalinity
Alkaline: Definition, Medical Uses, Side Effects
Close up capsules of fish fat oil Getty Image
Vitamin D3: Uses, Benefits, Food Sources
Adenosine monophosphate molecule
Adenosine Monophosphate: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage
Digestive problems may lead you to try betaine hydrochloride
Betaine Hydrochloride: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Chocolate-flavored protein powder
Casein: What It Is, How It Works, Uses
Retinol is found in liver, fish, and eggs
Retinol: What It Is, How It Works, Uses, Health Benefit
Natural Supplements to Boost the Immune System
Natural Supplements to Support the Immune System
trypsin
Trypsin: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
histidine
Histidine: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
A mix of vitamin capsules, tablets, and gel caps
Vitamin Toxicity: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Ginger capsules, powder, tea, extract, tinctures
Using Ginger to Ease Arthritis Symptoms
Red pills with beige filling
Pancreatin: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Cucumber, squash, chickpeas, capsules, and tablets
Citrulline: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Colorful vegetables
Zeaxanthin: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
tocopheryl acetate
Tocopheryl Acetate: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
proteolytic enzymes
Proteolytic Enzymes: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Methionine
Methionine: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Lecithin
Lecithin: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Bowl of spinach, pumpkin seeds, almonds, magnesium tablets, magnesium capsules, and magnesium powder
Magnesium Chloride: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Beano capsules and chewable tablets
Beano: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
A woman taking her supplements
Niacinamide Supplement: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Horehound tea, dried herb, capsules, and liquid extract
Horehound: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
Calendula oil, cream, and dried petal tea
Calendula: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Female doctor with digital tablet talking with senior male patient in examination room
Chromium: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Oregon grapes
Oregon Grape: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Tomatoes, tomato sauce, and lycopene capsules
Lycopene: Benefits, Side Effects, and Interactions
Tofu, tempeh, soybeans, edamame, soymilk
Soy: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Kombu
Kombu: Health Benefits, Storage, and Preparation
Goldenrod
Goldenrod: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
Carotene supplements
Carotenoids: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
health benefits of fluoride
Fluoride: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Prickly ash
Prickly Ash: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
pellagra symptoms
What Is Pellagra?
Osteoporosis
Phosphorus: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Woman chewing xylitol gum
Xylitol: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
Carob liquid, powder, and capsules
The Benefits, Dosage, and Side Effects of Carob
Bannana bunch
Potassium: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Preparation
Hand with eye dropper and bottle of iodine
Iodine: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
Magnesium Oxide
Magnesium Oxide: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
Copper (Chemical Element)
The Health Benefits of Copper
Inulin
Inulin: Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Preparation, and Storage
Pokeweed extract, dried herb, powder, and capsules
Pokeweed: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
Chelated iron pills
Chelated Iron: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
cereal grain
Oat Bran: Benefits, Side Effects, and Interactions