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For healthy or non-pregnant individuals, dietary supplements may be a ‘waste of money’
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For healthy or non-pregnant individuals, dietary supplements may be a ‘waste of money’

If you care about what you eat and drink even a little bit, you've probably heard of nutritional supplements. Many people use them to fill in the gaps in their diets when it comes to nutrients. They are so popular now that they come in many different forms, like tablets, capsules, drinks, and so on. Scientists from Northwestern Medicine, on the other hand, say that Americans who are not pregnant and are healthy don't need to spend money on extra vitamins. In the press release that just came out today, they also say that there isn't enough proof that supplements help prevent heart disease or cancer. "Patients always ask, 'What supplements should I take?'" Dr. Jeffrey Linder, chief of general internal medicine in the department of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of ...