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The 7 Best Multivitamins to Buy in ’19

The 7 Best Multivitamins to Buy in 2019

Ensure you are getting the right nutrition with this one-a-day supplement

Best Overall: One a Day Multivitamin at Amazon

“An affordable option for anyone looking to supplement their diet.”

Best for Men: Rainbow Light Men’s One Multivitamin Tablets at Amazon

“Meet vitamin A, D, E, zinc, and selenium shortfalls, while also supporting…cardiovascular, reproduction and prostrate health.”

Best for Women: Optimum Nutrition Opti-Women Multivitamin at Amazon

“One serving has 23 vitamins and minerals, including vitamins C, D, E, K, B, as well as added calcium, iron, and folic acid.”

Best for Ages 50+: Centrum Silver Multivitamin at Target

“The women’s version supports bone strength, while the men’s formula has specific ingr...

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Does Vitamin water work?

Water used to come in just one flavor: plain.

But it wasn’t long before entrepreneurs saw an opportunity for H2O 2.0. If plain water is good for you, then water enhanced with vitamins, minerals and electrolytes must be even healthier — right?

Not quite. “Most of the claims are marketing ploys to sell water at a higher price,” says Bonnie Liebman, director of nutrition at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a consumer advocacy group. “They are not about scientific evidence, and not about the public’s health.”

But that hasn’t stopped people from buying it. Sales of bottled water in the U.S. increased more than 6% to $15 billion in 2015.

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Do Vitamins Work

AUSTRALIANS spend billions on vitamins and supplements , which ones work and which are a waste of time?

THE vitamin and supplement industry makes billions of dollars each year telling us that we’ll live longer, healthier lives by popping their pills.

We need vitamins in our diet to be healthy.

In extreme cases

 If you’re severely deficient in vitamin C, you can get scurvy. If you have too little vitamin D as a child, you can get bowed legs — a condition called rickets. And not enough Vitamin A? That could make you go blind.

In the 1920s and ’30s, when scientists started discovering these seemingly magical vitamins, people were so excited about them that they added them to food, like flour and dairy products...

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