Multivitamins and Cardiovascular Health

David Poon, BSc Immunology and Infection, PharmD Student Do You Know Someone Taking a Multivitamin? I do and chances are you do too! Multivitamins contain vitamins and minerals, but in varying quantities depending on the manufacturer and product line. People taking a multivitamin generally take it for overall health and well-being. Others have it recommended…

Anti-Aging: Antioxidants – What is the Evidence?

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Candidate Antioxidants Welcome back! In part one of the series on anti-aging, we briefly discussed what antioxidants are and a simple step to prevent skin aging – sunscreen. As promised, we’ll discuss the following antioxidants, what their roles are, and the evidence behind their use, safety and efficacy. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Commonly…