Goli apple cider vinegar gummies: Legit benefits or expensive candy?

Goli apple cider vinegar gummies are the hot new product on Amazon these days. Heck, they were even on the Ellen Degeneres show! They’ve become so popular that copycat products have even popped up. These products carry a big promise, claiming to deliver all the benefits of apple cider vinegar in a great-tasting gummy. But … Read more

How many Emergen-C per day is OK to drink?

Have you heard of a “quarantini”? This is a mixed drink where you add vodka to – you guessed it – Emergen-C! Of course you need to serve it up in a martini glass… Well, it’s not necessarily something we endorse (neither do the makers of Emergen-C), but we do marvel at the creativity and … Read more

Is it safe to take Emergen C while pregnant?

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It ain’t no fun being pregnant during a global pandemic, right? Never mind the social isolation when you should be celebrating with friends and family, but the constant threat of coming down with a serious infection can be a real downer. However, there are things you can do to help mitigate that risk, including sleeping … Read more

Is the Smarty Pants PhD Prenatal the ultimate prenatal multivitamin?

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With all the options out there, it’s hard to decide which multivitamin is best for your developing baby. Searching on Amazon you will find scores of name brands and unknown brands, all with a lot of similar ingredients. Which ones should you consider? And which companies are the most reputable and are using the best … Read more

Prenatal vitamins that are easy on the stomach

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It’s the ultimate catch-22. You are already not feeling well because, hey, you’re pregnant. But because you are, your doctor told you to take a prenatal vitamin that… upsets your stomach. So, what to do in this situation? I mean, we’re not going to cheat baby out of the essential nutrients she needs, right? Turns … Read more

How to pick a prenatal vitamin

How to pick a prenatal vitamin

So, your OB told you to take a prenatal vitamin, even though you’re not pregnant. Wait, what? Yeah, so it turns out that these days a lot of OBs are suggesting that even women who are just thinking about becoming pregnant go ahead and take a prenatal vitamin. This is good advice!  After all, it … Read more