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"I want people to eat and chew their food and get all the benefits," a dietitian told Insider.

3 ‘health’ products that are a waste of money, according to dietitians

Probiotics are expensive and typically useless, while alkaline water likely doesn't have more health benefits than tap water, experts say.
Venus Williams' has no time to get sick.

Venus Williams fights off colds with vitamin C, oil of oregano, and so much garlic her family complains

While the evidence on vitamin C's ability to fight colds is disappointing, the research on oil of oregano and garlic is more promising.
Relying too heavily on protein shakes and supplements could be doing you more harm than good.

3 common pre-workout supplement ingredients and how they work, according to the nutrition expert behind LeBron James’s supplement line

Caffeine, creatine, and beta alanine are pre-workout supplements that can boost endurance, strength, and energy while you exercise
Our five powders varied widely in terms of appearance and texture.

We tried 5 protein powders and LeBron James’s brand got a perfect taste score, but still didn’t come out on top

Insider's health reporters set out to determine which powders were most drinkable, based on flavor, texture, and appearance.
The FDA doesn't regulate supplements at the same strict level it does for food and drugs.

There’s evidence fish oil and vitamin D can reduce heart attack and cancer risk, but the supplements still may be useless for most people

The large study's results are at odds with previous research finding vitamin D supplements could be dangerous for a person's health.

11 of the top protein powder brands, and how much sugar and protein they actually contain

Most Americans don't need a protein supplement. For very active people, however, protein powders can help speed metabolism and build muscle.

The best supplements for dogs you can buy

These best dog supplements can help with a diagnosed nutritional deficiency or a specific health problem when recommended by your veterinarian.
Eating a mix of high-quality whole foods will get you most of the benefits of the keto diet without supplements, according to experts.

Keto supplements like MCT oil and BHB claim to help dieters achieve ketosis and reach nutrition goals. Experts reveal what works, and what to avoid.

In most cases, eating a variety of nutrient-rich whole foods is a better option than popping a pill or stirring in a powder.
Many athletes mix powdered caffeine into a preworkout shake, but vague labeling can make it easy to use a dangerous amount.

A 21-year-old man died after drinking a highly-caffeinated protein shake. Similarly powerful caffeine supplements are found in workout and weight-loss...

Research has shown least 40 people have died from caffeine pills or powders in the last 50 years.
Kratom is widely available as an herbal supplement, but users often don't know what they're getting or how strong it is.

Kratom is an herbal supplement with a cult following, but new research connects its use with vomiting, confusion, and even seizures

The supplement may have some benefits, but there's not enough research or regulation for experts to endorse its use, or even call it safe.