A variety of vitamin pills and nutritional supplements. New research has found they can’t replace living a healthy lifestyle. Photo: AlamyA variety of vitamin pills and nutritional supplements. New research has found they can’t replace living a healthy lifestyle. Photo: Alamy
A variety of vitamin pills and nutritional supplements. New research has found they can’t replace living a healthy lifestyle. Photo: Alamy

Vitamin supplements: you don’t need them if you have a healthy diet and they don’t prolong life, study finds

  • New research into heart health shows taking vitamin supplements has little positive impact on our hearts, or our lifespans; just eat a healthy diet
  • There is no ‘magic pill’ that can make up for an unhealthy diet or lack of fitness, and some supplement combinations increase risk of a stroke

Topic |   Wellness
A variety of vitamin pills and nutritional supplements. New research has found they can’t replace living a healthy lifestyle. Photo: AlamyA variety of vitamin pills and nutritional supplements. New research has found they can’t replace living a healthy lifestyle. Photo: Alamy
A variety of vitamin pills and nutritional supplements. New research has found they can’t replace living a healthy lifestyle. Photo: Alamy
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