• Research: Foods with added vitamins, nutrients can be harmful

    Foods with added vitamins and minerals may seem like a healthy
    option to supplement a diet, but it turns out that the added nutrients can be
    harmful to consumers — especially young children, senior citizens and pregnant women.

  • Nutrient shortages hurt local infants, area hospitals

    It sounds like a Third World problem: Hospitals are rationing, bartering and hoarding critical nutrients that premature infants need to survive. But it\’s a problem that\’s happening in the Washington area and in other major cities across the country.