Are You Taking the Right Nutritional Supplements?
As you navigate the alphabet soup of the vitamin aisle, pick up these three bottles: a multivitamin, calcium with magnesium, and vitamin D. Then, depending on your health, your genes, and your doctor's advice, you may want to supplement those supplements. A few questions to shape your shopping list:
If You Have Low Back Pain:
contains salicin, an anti-inflammatory agent that's similar to the active ingredient in aspirin.
If You Have a Family History of Alzheimer's Disease:
may protect against cognitive decline because of its antioxidant properties.
If You Have High Blood Pressure:
Daily fish oil
can reduce heart disease risk. (It may also ease pain from rheumatoid arthritis.)
If You're Constipated:
derived from the root of the konjac plant, forms a bulky fiber that promotes bowel movements.
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