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Are Supplements Good for You?

While more than half of adults take dietary supplements, most people can get vital nutrients and minerals by eating a balanced and nutritious diet. However, some supplements may be recommended to support specific conditions. For example, Vitamin D plays many roles in keeping your body healthy, and it can be found in a variety of foods, yet doctors often recommend vitamin D supplements to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Learn more about supplements in the Staying Sharp Guide to Brain Health Supplements. Find more health tips at AARP® Staying Sharp®, an AARP member benefit, today.

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I totally agree!  The vitamin industry in a billion dollar entity.  Our bodies expel most of these unneeded vitamins.  Your doctor can evaluate your needs through your blood tests and medical history.  Most people do benefit by Vitamin D3. There is no scientific evidence that many of these vitamins do any good. Don't fall into the so called "Wellness Trap'!

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The optimal amount of vitamins is usually much higher than the minimum required to avoid diseases like scurvy etc.. Check out orthomolecular.org for more information

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