Balm of Gilead was mentioned in the Bible, but we don't know what was in it. It is supposed to relieve pain, but we don't know if it is effective; there are no controlled studies.
There are lots of testimonials from people who say they lost weight with GOLO, but its effectiveness is not supported by any scientific evidence.
Reports of serious liver damage from turmeric supplementation are becoming more common
A Consumer Reports analysis found little oversight of supplements marketed by Facebook.
A study comparing a statin drug and six common supplements to placebo shows that only the drug lowers bad cholesterol.
Are there effective forms of SCAMs for birth control or reproduction? Of course not.
Routine multivitamins are likely not the best strategy for cognitive effects.
Over 26,000 US Service members completed a survey on the adverse effects associated with dietary supplements. Some categories of supplements are associated with substantial adverse events.
A new study published in The BMJ suggests vitamin D might prevent autoimmune disease, but there are reasons to be cautious.
Can you reduce the risk of cognitive decline with dietary supplements?