Some dietary supplements provide valuable nutrients that consumers don’t get enough of, but many others are ineffective and a waste of money. And their loose regulation helps mainly manufacturers, not consumers. That's why you need reliable, objective information about which supplements are useful, which aren’t, and which ones might not even be safe.
An estimated 2,500 Americans end up in hospital emergency rooms each year because of trouble swallowing supplements, usually vitamins and minerals. Nearly half are adults 65 and older.
Easier swallowing is Read More
Multivitamins remain the most popular supplement Americans take, according to a nationally representative, government-funded survey in 2011-2012. But the percentage using them appears to have dropped during the past decade from Read More
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