Hectic schedules, eating on the run, and no time to cook make eating well a challenge. So when your diet just does not measure up nutritionally, you may need to consider a multivitamin-mineral supplement.
Only two out of five adults take a supplement and that means that many people are not getting the nutrients they need.
That is a real concern because vitamins and minerals not only give you the nutrients you need for your body to function properly, those same nutritional gems are a powerful ally in the fight against stroke, heart attack, cancer, even aging.
Some researchers suggest that something as simple as taking a multivitamin-mineral every day could add as many as six years to your life.
Some people are at greater risk of not getting enough vitamins and minerals.
You may need a supplement if:
Watch WRAL-TV5 Morning News next Tuesday when Lynn will be back with information on how you should go about choosing your supplement, if you discover you need one.
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