Panel: Vitamins & Supplements May Not Be Worth The Money

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At least half of all Americans take multivitamins and mineral supplements but new research shows consumers may be wasting their money.
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absorbthestudy

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Dec 16, 2013
 
The problem with vitamins is absorbing them or getting the body to. Example, some experts say you should take magnesium and zinc to get the body to absorb zinc. Calcium is the same way-many say vitamin D and magnesium should be taken with calcium.

Many of the fat soluble vitamins are only good in liquid or fatty oil form since the body mostly burns or stores them in fat cells,

The problem with any study are the subjects, their diet, health and/or activity level. How controlled was the study. Inactive blob people would probably have less need for the minerals you might sweat out as would they burn the fat solubles at a slower rate.

Vitamin are one of those things if don't get you'll notice a difference but mega doses or extra is in question to benefits.
Jonathan Krebs Md

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Feb 9, 2014
 
That is pretty much true - check out this story - http://vigrxplusinfo.org/vigrx-plus-info/vigr...

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