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The Truth About Taking Multivitamins

July 17, 2021

From the Consumer Reports website

Almost 40 percent of adults 60 and older take multivitamin or mineral supplements, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data from 2017 to 2018.

“A lot of my patients take multivitamins because they see them almost as an insurance policy to guarantee they get all the nutrients they need,” says Kenneth Koncilja, MD, a geriatrician at the Cleveland Clinic.

But are they helpful? Here’s what we know—and what to consider.

From → Health & Safety

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