Harvard Men's Health Watch
Do you need a daily supplement?
Most older adults take some kind of over-the-counter dietary supplement. But are these products right for everyone? Over-the-counter dietary supplements are big business — more than 90,000 products generate about $30 billion every year in the United States. Older adults make up a big part of these sales, too. A survey of almost 3,500 adults ages 60 and older published Oct. 1, 2017, in The Journal of Nutrition found that 70% use