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Is the quality of vitamins and minerals from supplements equal to those obtained naturally by eating fruit, veg.?
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Effects may differ
The vitamins and minerals in supplements are synthesized forms of what is found in food.
The problem with depending on supplements rather than eating a balanced diet is that a lot is not known about how the nutrients in foods interact with each other to nourish our bodies. And those interactions cannot (yet) be duplicated in pill form.

In brief: Effects may differ
The vitamins and minerals in supplements are synthesized forms of what is found in food.
The problem with depending on supplements rather than eating a balanced diet is that a lot is not known about how the nutrients in foods interact with each other to nourish our bodies. And those interactions cannot (yet) be duplicated in pill form.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Absorption of vitamins and minerals as part of a healthy diet is superior to absorption from a pill.

In brief: No
Absorption of vitamins and minerals as part of a healthy diet is superior to absorption from a pill.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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