Vitamin supplements: you don’t need them if you have a healthy diet and they don’t prolong life, study finds

Vitamin supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry, are a layperson’s favourite prescription. Tired? Take an iron supplement. Sad? Classic vitamin D deficiency.But a recent paper about cardiovascular health, published last month in Annals of Internal Medicine, put this loyalty to the test. Surprise, surprise: vitamin supplements had little impact on heart conditions, including heart disease, and lifespan […]

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