The Ugly Truth About Multivitamins

The Great Debate: The Good

Multivitamin enthusiasts and experts alike proclaim they are a wonder drug able to assist an individual with everything from weight loss, decreasing the risk of certain cancers and memory loss, as well as extending the individual’s life. Some researchers and experts believe when the body is severely nutrient deprived and out of balance, vitamin supplementation can play a significant role in restoring wellness, especially when the supplementation is planned carefully and under medical supervision. In the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans noted fiber, potassium, Vitamin D, and calcium were the specific nutrients carrying a high risk for deficiency amongst the U.S. population, and some would argue vitamin supplements can help decrease this risk.

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