In 2013, people in the United States spent nearly $35 billion on vitamins and supplements. Something like 1 in 3 people take a multivitamin, and around half of people took some type of supplement in the past 30 days.
So why, on the Healthy Matters radio broadcast the other day, did I say that I am not a big fan of supplements?. They’re supposed to be good for you, right? Are all those people wrong?
No, they’re not all wrong. But I do have opinions on the use of vitamins and supplements, and I do think that for most people, they are a waste of money. Allow me to explain . . .
But first, to hear me pontificate about supplements on the radio broadcast, download the podcast by clicking the logo here and fast-forwarding to 28:54.
(Healthy Matters show #448, August 6, 2017)