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Nutrition in a Pill: Do Vitamins Work?

By Dylan Rodgers | October 25, 2011

Photo: bradley j

Photo: bradley j

Almost every household in American has a bottle full of vitamins in their kitchen cabinet.  Why not?  If they can give us all the nutrients we need, packaged in a tiny pill that’s just waiting to burst sweet, sweet nutrition in our tummies, there doesn’t seem to be any logical reason to not take them.

It is often suggested that by taking vitamins, we will suddenly be hurled onto the fast track of health.  This $25 billion industry (figure for 2009) promises we will live longer, more enriched existences as long as we knock a few pills back a day.  One multi-vitamin has everything your body could ever need in a day, right?  Well, we may be victims of modern-day quackery, you know, the old ‘snake-oil trick’. Read More

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Could A Multivitamin Help You Lose Weight?

By mahir | February 24, 2011

By MarcusSamuelsson.com Editors

While some recent headlines have been disparaging multivitamins, a piece in the Houston Chronicle by Dr. Michael Roizen and television personality Dr. Oz argues that multivitamins facilitate weight loss. Read More

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