The past year has been a tough one for proponents of long-term use of vitamin and mineral supplements for chronic disease prevention. New findings add to the growing body of evidence suggesting that vitamin and mineral supplements do not provide benefit to individuals in the general public hoping to ward off chronic diseases. In addition, some recent studies have cautioned that excessive intake of certain supplements may be associated with an increased risk of cancer or heart disease.
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US consumers spend almost $12 billion a year on vitamins and mineral supplements, even as studies continue to raise questions about the effectiveness of supplementation to prevent chronic diseases.
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