9/18/13 2:25 p.m.
In our quest to beat the effects of aging we may be tempted to give diet and exercise a boost by taking supplements or relying on supplements all together. Dr. Bruce Bouts, Internist at Blanchard Valley Medical Associates, is also a licensed pharmacist..
Dr. Bouts said that over the years the supplements seemed to have taken on magical properties over the past few years especially with the anti-aging contingent. In reality mega-dosing on vitamins may be counterproductive. Dr. Bouts suggested that there are a couple of supplements that should be taken that are necessary for good health..
Dr. Bouts said there is no substitute for good old fashioned exercise and watching your caloric intake, particularly your intake of refined sugars and simple carbs.