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Maybe I could use some vitamins at 62. What kind would you recommend?

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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine
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If you get a balanced diet and are otherwise healthy, you probably don't need to take a supplemental vitamin.
They have not been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease or cancer in this case. Exceptions include women of childbearing age, who should take a folate supplement to reduce the risk of a future baby with spinal cord problems, and 65+ years with fall risk should take vitamin d.

In brief: The kind in foods

If you get a balanced diet and are otherwise healthy, you probably don't need to take a supplemental vitamin.
They have not been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease or cancer in this case. Exceptions include women of childbearing age, who should take a folate supplement to reduce the risk of a future baby with spinal cord problems, and 65+ years with fall risk should take vitamin d.
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