vitamins

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • October 11, 2021

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • September 13, 2021

Learn the basics of veganism and tips on ensuring a healthy vegan diet

By Ask the Doctors • September 8, 2021

Among the many changes we can expect to see in our bodies as we grow older are gradual differences in the appearance of our hair

By Ask the Doctors • March 24, 2021

Tips on finding ways for a growing teen to safely make the transition

By Ask the Doctors • December 7, 2020

Dear Doctors: I’ve heard that a lot of people don’t get enough vitamin D in their diet. What about getting it from the sun? Is that too risky? Also, what happens if you don’t get enough?

Dear Reader: Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient that our bodies require in order to [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 7, 2020
You can now visit a salon or spa to receive an intravenous (IV) infusion of vitamins and minerals to help you look and feel your best. But, says Crystal Glassy, DO, MPH, a UCLA family medicine physician, “it would probably be safer, less expensive and take [...]
By uclahealth • November 19, 2018

Supplements may replace the essential nutrients missing from your diet, but they are not a substitute for a healthy diet

By uclahealth • August 21, 2018
Dear Doctor: I’m almost 90 years old and always tired. I took two capsules of 2,000 mcg vitamin B12 the other night, and felt stronger and not as tired. Is it safe? My first thought is that you might have B12 [...]
By Ask the Doctors • August 15, 2018
Dear Doctor: I just turned 65, and even though I'm strong and healthy, my friends say I should be concerned about osteoporosis. What is it, and how do I know if I have it? Dear Reader: Osteoporosis, [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 2, 2018