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Beta-Carotene: Why Most of Your Vitamins Should Come From Food, Not Supplements

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease One mantra we often hear from the natural health industry is “take your supplements.” While a high quality supplement may provide you with some vitamins and minerals that you may be deficient in, it will never … Continue reading

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Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion.

Sansone R.A. & Sansone L.A. Wiley Periodicals/PubMed Abstract In this case report, the authors describe a 48-year-old male who complained to his primary care physician of abdominal discomfort and yellow/orange skin discoloration. Physical examination was normal except for some mild … Continue reading

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