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taking-vitamins200A recent report, published in the Annuls of Internal Medicine, found that consumers should not take beta-carotene or vitamin E, two common “self-prescribed” supplements, specifically to help prevent cancer or heart disease. The study found that these supplements, alone or in combination may actually do more harm than good.

This new study follows a number of recent studies that raised worries about the safety of vitamin supplements. This brings a number of questions to mind: Should anyone be taking vitamin supplements? Which ones are most risky? If you do take them, which ones should you take? How can you pick … Read the rest

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Each year the holidays provide a diametrically-opposed period of some of the best of times, and some of the worst — for your overall health.  The holidays are a time of friends, family and joy, as well unprecedented stress, irregular schedules and the temptation of unhealthy food and drink.

This year, LifeScape Premier concierge medical practice founder Dr. Susan Wilder offers some tips and suggestions for maintaining your good health and good cheer throughout the holiday season and getting off on the right foot for a healthy and happy new year.

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There has been a lot of conflicting diet and nutrition information in the news lately about the benefits of calcium and supplements. While we all know that calcium is essential for our bodies’ normal functioning, each person is different and should speak with their doctor about their personal calcium levels and how to approach diet and nutrition with regard to calcium and supplements.

Dr. Susan Wilder, founder of the Scottsdale concierge medical practice LifeScape Premier has reviewed and researched many recent reports and proposes the following six things you should know about calcium and supplements.

1. There are … Read the rest

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