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The Conversation Continues: Vitamins and Supplements

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Do you need to take a multivitamin? How do you pick one? Melinda Beck at the Wall Street Journal Health Journal takes on these questions in Multivitamins: So Many Types, So Many Labels. Melinda notes that the evidence supporting multivitamins is spotty at best, and nutritional requirements vary by age and sex' in ways that the 'Recommended Daily Value' doesn't always account for'so you may end up getting more of some nutrients than you really need, which can be dangerous.

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