The editorial appears to be biased and to lack scholarship, as it is based on selective reporting and a superficial analysis of the vast and complex body research on the health effects of nutritional supplements.
Eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables has been linked to improved health, and for good reason. While all fruits and vegetables are healthy, here are several pointers on some nutrition powerhouses.
A balanced diet of fresh, nutritious foods is still the ideal way to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Still, millions of Americans automatically pop supplements every day, and some go so far as to take massive-dose "mega-vitamins."