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The Case Against Multivitamins Grows Stronger

The Case Against Multivitamins Grows Stronger

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vitamin deficiencies can cause deadly diseases like scurvy, and other major health problems like spina bifida. But for most people, adding a multivitamin to their daily routine doesn’t affect their health at all, studies say. Still, 40 percent of Americans continue to take multivitamins.

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KQED's Forum: Vitamins

KQED's Forum: Vitamins

| November 26, 2008 | 1 Comment

For some, taking a multivitamin is as much a routine as combing one’s hair or brushing one’s teeth. But are these pills effective or even necessary? Are they really the foundation of a healthy diet or just another gimmick? This hour on Forum we talk vitamins.

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