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August 26, 2020

Supplements Dr Cate Recommends

Supplements: I recommend the top 5 (1-5) to everyone. Scroll down to see if you might need more. Smart supplementation: Vitamins, minerals, and superfoods (see below). Most (but not all) other supplements are a waste of your good money at best and harmful at worst. Vitamins EVERYONE Needs 1) Multivitamin How much? As close to 100% of the RDA of as many vitamins as possible, including C. Too much C can be harmful. Brand example: Mason One a Day has 100% of more vitamins than any other brand, other brands are imbalanced with too much of some and not enough…

Calcium Rich Foods
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May 3, 2013

What are side effects of calcium supplements?

Recent evidence suggests that people taking calcium supplementation are more likely to develop heart attacks, strokes, kidney stones, and painful bone spurs affecting their soft tissues and joints. Learn why this would be and what you should do to keep your bones healthy and strong.
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July 12, 2012

Real Food Summit Controversies and Don’t-Miss Q&A

If you're listening to Sean's summit and are full of new questions, don't miss your chance to quiz DrCate about anything real-food related, live on Sean' s show Friday the 13th at 12 noon Pacific time. (Since it's not safe to travel anyway, stay home and call in).

Recommended Vitamin D Intake Overdue for an Increase

“Vitamin D’s star is on the rise and researchers say it’s about time.” –AMA News, April 27, 2009 The government’s recommended intake (RDA) for D may underestimate the true amount we need by a factor of ten, according to Michael Holick MD, Ph.D., at Boston University Medical center. Current recommendations are for 200-400 I.U. per day, depending on age. But Dr. Hollick suggests that our true needs may be on the order of 2,000 I.U. Since studies show that most people consume very little D and don’t get enough from sun exposure, there is a nearly universal shortfall of vitamin…

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June 23, 2008

Nutraceuticals

Supplement companies want you to belive the antioxidants, flavinoids, and other compounds they provide can only come from their pills. Nonsense.
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