Season 4, Episode 2
Our bodies need vitamins and minerals but we may not always be able to get the required amounts through our food choices. Supplements may be required to ensure your needs are met. But can taking too much of a supplement or taking supplements for too long be harmful? On this episode Dr. Teri Charrois, pharmacist and Associate Dean of Practice Innovation and Professor of Teaching at UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences discusses what you need to know about supplements including the difference between water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and if taking too much of a supplement can be harmful.