Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Aspirin reduces pain, fever, and inflammation — and also Vitamin C. Though doctors have been recommending the over-the-counter drug for decades to reduce the risk of cardiac events, scientists have found substantial evidence of gastrointestinal side effects that can...
Vitamins and Birth Control Pills

Vitamins and Birth Control Pills

Oral contraceptives, including birth control pills, interfere with vitamin absorption and activity. Vitamin, mineral, and other nutrient depletion is an effect of taking these drugs that has been documented since the 1960s, leading many researchers and pharmacists to...
Antibiotics and Nutrient Interactions

Antibiotics and Nutrient Interactions

Antibiotics kill the bacteria that are causing illness by bursting bacteria cell walls, and destroying the proteins and DNA that keep the bacteria alive. Unfortunately, they also kill the good bacteria in your gut that you need for healthy digestion, and interfere...