Alcohol and Vitamins

Alcohol and Vitamins

Chronic alcohol abuse can cause vitamin deficiency by depleting nutrients in three major ways: decreasing nutrient consumption, enhancing malabsorption, and increasing excretion. The former is due to alcohol’s suppression of appetite, along with the tendency to...
Supplements for Nerve Health

Supplements for Nerve Health

Stop us if this sounds familiar. You read an article claiming thousands of people have attained healthier nerves by taking a supplement. You rush to the drug store and grab a bottle from the shelf. You dutifully take your supplement for nerve health every day.  The...
Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Aspirin reduces pain, fever, and inflammation — and also Vitamin C. Though doctors have been recommending the over-the-counter drug for decades to reduce the risk of cardiac events, scientists have found substantial evidence of gastrointestinal side effects that can...