There are a ton of supplements out there that purport to help you slim down. Be careful about these claims. Not only are most too good to be true, but some can be dangerous and do long term damage to your metabolism and overall health. I started researching this a few months ago after looking …

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There are so many supplements out there it's hard to know what to go for. Obviously it's best to get everything we need from food, but that isn't always possible (someone help me I'm in a major eat every cookie in sight phase!). While supplements aren't magic, they can help supplement healthy habits for brighter, …

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You might be reading this in the pouring rain or freezing cold, wondering whether this weather is cause for loading up on vitamin D (if you're anything like me, you haven't spent any real time in the sun in months!!). Not only is the vitamin essential for bone strength and overall immunity, but it's key for skin health (a deficiency is associated with acne). It's estimated that 1 billion people worldwide have a vitamin D deficiency. But like so many other things, the misinformation out there is mind-boggling. How much of this vitamin do we actually need? Where do we get it from? And how can we know if we're lacking? I turned to Alexandra Caspero, MA, RD, CLT, RYT, and a nutritionist at HUM (a brand that makes a curated selection of vitamins and supplements), to fill us all in.
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