DW In Good Shape - The Health Show

Food Supplements

We all need vitamins in our diet for health. Many people use supplements in the belief they don't get enough vitamins in their food. Do the supplements help? Can they be harmful? Can we get enough of the vitamins we need by eating right?

Tuesday, August 13 at 1:00 pm on 12.1

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  • Saturday, August 17 at 7:30 am on 12.2

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series description

In Good Shape is the weekly health show on DW, covering all aspects of health care: what's new in medical treatment, alternative medicine, wellness and fitness - as well as nutrition and beauty. In our studio interview we discuss topics in-depth with specialists, and offer you opportunities to pose your own questions. Dr. Carsten Lekutat and Stefanie Suren are alternate hosts of the program and will provide a combination of video-rich features and insightful interviews that grapple with some of the larger issues in medical treatment and healthcare. As an interactive feature of the program we also ask viewers to request a program topic Dr. Carsten Lekutat is a qualified General Practitioner and works as a doctor in Berlin. He is also responsible for training medical students at the Berlin Charite hospital. Stefanie Suren is executive producer and presenter of In Good Shape. 'Keep it simple and straightforward' - that is her goal as a reporter, producer and presenter.