Harvard Heart Letter

No heart benefit from multivitamins, even if you have a lousy diet

Research weíre watching Do you swallow a daily multivitamin, hoping to make up for a less-than-ideal diet? Sorry, but this strategy wonít stave off heart disease, according to a study published online April 5, 2017, by JAMA Cardiology. Previous research has also failed to find convincing evidence that a daily multivitamin lowers the risk of heart disease or cancer. But these studies didnít always account for the participantís dietary habits, which could potentially…

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