Not only are vitamin and mineral supplements a waste of money, they can in some instances actually harm the body, reports The Guardian. A new Canadian review pooled the findings from existing research into the role of vitamin and mineral supplements for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Are you wasting money on supplements?
Research shows that its often the people who have a good diet already that are taking supplements and so they probably dont need them, so they can be just wasting their money. However in some cases, supplements or vitamins are necessary, says Professor Julie Pasco, of Deakins School of Medicine.
Are supplements worthless?
Science tells us that taking most vitamins is worthless—but a few buck the trend. In the last few years, a number of studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine underscored a fact that scientists have become increasingly sure of: The vast majority of vitamins and mineral supplements are simply not worth taking ...
What supplements are not a waste of money?
6 Supplements that Arent a Waste of MoneyMulti-vitamin. Like I said, if you eat fruits and vegetables and a variety of healthy, whole foods you probably are getting plenty of your vital vitamins and minerals. BCAA. Fish Oil. Creatine Monohydrate. Whey Protein. Probiotic.
Is taking fish oil a waste of money?
According to new research, those fish oil pills may actually be a waste of money. If you have a specific genetic background, then fish oil supplementation will help lower your triglycerides. But if you do not have that right genotype, taking a fish oil supplement actually increases your triglycerides.
Does taking vitamins shorten your life?
Dietary supplements not only didnt extend life, but can be harmful at high doses, new study finds. Dietary supplements dont extend life and might actually shorten it if taken at high levels, researchers reported Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine.