Multivitamins a waste of time

| 10/02/2009

(The Independent): Middle-aged women who swallow multivitamin supplements are not doing their health any favours – and are just creating expensive urine, according to the world’s largest study into the subject. Researchers who examined the pill-popping habits of nearly 162,000 American women aged 50 to 79 found that although they swallowed dietary supplements by the bucketload, there was no sign that they reduced common cancers, heart disease or deaths. People who eat a healthy diet get all the vitamins they need from their food. Go to article

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