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Many people turn to vitamins and dietary supplements to improve nutrient deficiencies or general health. Five On Your Side looked at the research to see if they actually work and what health risks they may cause.
Many people turn to vitamins and dietary supplements to improve nutrient deficiencies or general health. Are you one of them? Do they really work, or are they a waste of money, and even dangerous? A new survey from Consumer Reports shines the light on some of the most popular supplements, with findings that might surprise you.
Keely Arthur, WRAL consumer reporter
Millions of people swear by the vitamin and mineral bottle lining the aisles of stores. but are there any benefits to taking them? Or are you just wasting your money? A new report may have you thinking twice.
Clorox Co. plans to move the headquarters of its vitamins and supplements business to Durham, creating 158 jobs, officials said Tuesday.
Lyndada teaches users the ABC's to help boost the immune system. Follow Lyndada's Instagram: @lyndadawellness. She's offering free classes.
Many consumers assume supplemental vitamins are safe, regulated, and effective. A Consumer Reports' investigation reveals that's not always the case. Consumer Reports Health Editor, Kevin Loria, said, "we simply don't have enough evidence to show how safe or effective many of these supplements are," said Loria.
Many of us exercise and diet to stay healthy, and millions are spending billions of dollars on supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and even botanicals like turmeric or ginger. While many people assume that supplements are safe, a Consumer Reports investigation reveals that's not always the case. What's more, shoppers can't be sure of their potency or purity, or if they really work.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL consumer reporter, & Siegee Dowah, WRAL contributor
4,600 children go to the emergency room each year because of dietary supplements, which aren't required to come in child-resistant packaging, according to the NIH.
It's hard to miss the advertisements hawking supplements for children these days. So it's no surprise that melatonin, gummy vitamins, fortified toddler milks and more are becoming increasingly popular with parents.
Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor