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Center Receives Generous Gift From Kay Family Foundation

The UCI Center for Healthspan Sciences would like to thank the Kay Family Foundation for their generous gift of $1.3 million in support of the Center’s research and educational programs. This funding will not only support the Center’s dedication to multidispclinary research and community outreach, but will also help provide support to develop educational programs for our patients.

Recent Publication: The Truth About Dietary Supplements

After decades of research on herbal remedies, pharmaceuticals, and the bizzare industry of dietary supplements, Center advisor Mahtab Jafari developed this book as a guide to teach the public how to choose and take the supplements that they truly need and to avoid those that could cause them harm. In a largely unregulated industry, dietary supplements exist in a virtual minefield of misinformation and potentially dangerous health trends. This book will provide readers with all the facts and information needed to make informed decisions about supplement consumption and to ultimately make healthier choices along the way.