Dietary supplements may not increase life expectancy and may be harmful in large quantities

Dietary supplements may not increase life expectancy and may be harmful in large quantities

The New York Times (4/8, Bakalar) reports researchers found that dietary supplements do not increase life expectancy, and may be harmful in large quantities. The findings were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

TIME (4/8, Ducharme) reports the researchers concluded that “nutrients consumed via supplements do not improve health and longevity as effectively as those consumed through foods.”

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