Vitamins and dietary supplements offer little benefit, may be harmful: Study

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The study found a small increase in the risk of death among older women who took dietary supplements.

Most people receive little benefit from taking multivitamins and many other dietary supplements and they may even be harmful, according to researchers behind a large new study.

 

 

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Organic Food No Healthier Than Ordinary Food

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Organic vegetables are shown at a Whole Foods Market

Organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food, according to a major study published Wednesday.  Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said consumers were paying higher prices for organic food because of its perceived health benefits, creating a global organic market worth an estimated $48 billion in 2007.

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