Biggest misconception concerning vitamins?
"Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients needed to avoid deficiency diseases, but two common misconceptions with pills/supplements are that they can provide many benefits for which there are no specific biological pathways, and also that the more vitamins we take the better. "
So there you have it folks. It's just one doctor's opinion, but for the most part, you can probably save your hard-earned dollars in the vitamin aisle and focus instead on eating well. You know, that thing we've been trying to do our entire lives.
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Jeremy Glass is a writer for Thrillist and his garbage can is now fully stocked with fish oil pills.