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.
Death Valley salt flats, a source of sodium borate
The Health Benefits of Sodium Borate
Healthy pancreas
The Health Benefits of Chymotrypsin
Rice bran oil pills
Find Out About the Health Benefits of Tocotrienol
Prunes are high in the trace mineral boron
The Best Foods High in Boron
Chromium supplements
Health Benefits of Chromium Polynicotinate
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
The Health Benefits of Calcium Lactate
Eptifibatide is a seven-peptide drug made from a disintegrin protein
What Is a Peptide?
Top view of wooden spoon with brazil nuts on it
The Health Benefits of Selenomethionine
Choline molecule
What Is Choline?
Selenite crystal in the light
The Health Benefits of Selenite
Close-Up Of Baking Soda Spilled From Measuring Spoon On Table
What Is Sodium Bicarbonate?
Calcium citrate supplements spilling from bottle
The Health Benefits of Calcium Citrate
Foods that are good sources of vitamin B12
What is Vitamin B12?
Organic Broccoli in basket just harvested
Health Benefits of Sulforaphane
man checking pill bottles
Are Collagen Supplements Right For You?
pH test for alkalinity
What Is Alkaline?
Close up capsules of fish fat oil Getty Image
Why You Need Vitamin D3
Adenosine monophosphate molecule
The Health Benefits of Adenosine Monophosphate
Digestive problems may lead you to try betaine hydrochloride
The Health Benefits of Betaine Hydrochloride
Chocolate-flavored protein powder
What Is Casein?
Retinol is found in liver, fish, and eggs
What Is Retinol?
Natural Supplements to Boost the Immune System
Natural Supplements to Support the Immune System
trypsin
The Health Benefits of Trypsin
histidine
The Health Benefits of Histidine
A mix of vitamin capsules, tablets, and gel caps
Supplement Overuse: When Essential Nutrients Lead to Vitamin Toxicity
Ginger capsules, powder, tea, extract, tinctures
Is Ginger Worth a Try to Improve Your Arthritis Symptoms?
Pancreatin capsules, tablets, and powder
The Health Benefits of Pancreatin
Cucumber, squash, chickpeas, capsules, and tablets
The Health Benefits of Citrulline
Zeaxanthin soft gels, capsules, powder, spinach, kale, and lettuce
Zeaxanthin Helps Promote Eye Health
Tocopheryl Acetate oil, soft gel, eggs, broccoli, and nuts
The Health Benefits of Tocopheryl Acetate
Proteolytic Enzymes tablets, capsules, gel caps, powder, pineapple, and papaya
The Health Benefits of Proteolytic Enzymes
Methionine
The Health Benefits of Methionine
Lecithin capsules, softgel, granules, liquid, peanuts, brussel sprouts, eggs, and kidney beans
The Health Benefits of Lecithin
Bowl of spinach, pumpkin seeds, almonds, magnesium tablets, magnesium capsules, and magnesium powder
Is Magnesium Chloride the Best Magnesium Supplement?
Beano capsules and chewable tablets
Beano: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
A woman taking her supplements
Find out the Health Benefits of Niacinamide
Horehound tea, dried herb, capsules, and liquid extract
The Health Benefits of Horehound
Calendula oil, cream, and dried petal tea
Can Calendula Help to Heal Wounds?
Female doctor with digital tablet talking with senior male patient in examination room
The Health Benefits of Chromium
Oregon grape tea, topical cream, and tincture
The Health Benefits of Oregon Grape
Tomatoes, tomato sauce, and lycopene capsules
The Health Benefits of Lycopene
Tofu, tempeh, soybeans, edamame, soymilk
The Health Benefits of Soy
Kombu capsules and fresh kelp
Kombu: A Natural Superfood
Goldenrod extract, capsules, tincture, and tea
Learn If You Should Be Taking Goldenrod Supplements
Carotene supplements
The Health Benefits of Carotenoids
health benefits of fluoride
How Fluoride Protects Your Dental Health
Prickly ash powder, dried bark, tincture
The Health Benefits of Prickly Ash
pellagra symptoms
Pellagra: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Osteoporosis
The Health Benefits of Phosphorus
Woman chewing xylitol gum
The Health Benefits of Xylitol
Carob liquid, powder, and capsules
Discover the Health Benefits and Side Effects of Carob
Bannana bunch
The Health Benefits of Potassium
Hand with eye dropper and bottle of iodine
Why Your Body Needs Iodine to Function Properly
Magnesium Oxide
The Health Benefits of Magnesium Oxide
Copper (Chemical Element)
The Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions of Copper
Inulin
Can Inulin Help With Weight Loss?
Pokeweed extract, dried herb, powder, and capsules
Pokeweed: Benefits, Side Effects, and Preparations
Chelated iron pills
The Health Benefits of Chelated Iron