Stop eating gummy vitamins like they’re candy

I can’t believe items that are pure sugar or corn syrup could be bad for you?  I occasionally use them but I have stockach issues.  I need to get what nutrition I can when that happens.  I just wish they made a sugar free version.

At what point does the spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down become counterproductive?

 

 

The vitamin and mineral supplement market is thriving. In 2014, people worldwide spent close to $37 billionon them; by 2020, that number is expected to be closer to $39 billion, even though many doctors that have questioned their efficacy.

 

Taking vitamins is like having a nutritional “safety net,” according to Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietician with the Mayo Clinic. Although most people can get all their nutritional needs through their regular diets, multivitamins serve as a guarantee that all your bases are covered.

Read More: The Quartz

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