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Are multi-vitamins as good as getting usual/needed nutrients from food? I take centrum advantage/pharmacy brand depending on cost.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Supplements

No, multivitamins are only a supplement to a healthy diet, not a substitute for it.
That's why they're called "supplements.".

In brief: Supplements

No, multivitamins are only a supplement to a healthy diet, not a substitute for it.
That's why they're called "supplements.".
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Dr. Nimish Gosrani
Anti-Aging Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Multivitamins

Overall, multivitamins have not really shown to be of much benefit in terms of reducing risk of degenerative diseases.
A good diet uses gives you all you need.However, you may need certain components as supplements , which are useful, for example vitamin d and some antioxidants.

In brief: Multivitamins

Overall, multivitamins have not really shown to be of much benefit in terms of reducing risk of degenerative diseases.
A good diet uses gives you all you need.However, you may need certain components as supplements , which are useful, for example vitamin d and some antioxidants.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
This is very good advice. Vitamin D and iron are often low in today's popular diets.
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