Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements
Some people experience nausea or stomach upset after taking a multivitamin. Find out which ingredients may cause this problem and how to avoid nausea when taking a multi in our Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements Review.
Also see our Top Picks among multivitamins.
Can supplementing with Centrum Silver reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia among older people? Find out what a recent study showed in the Memory and Cognition section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review, and see our Top Pick multivitamin for people 50 and older.
Also find out if supplementing with cocoa flavanols helps with cognition in older people.
As ConsumerLab has pointed out in the past, many prenatal supplements don't contain the right amounts of key ingredients. A recent analysis by nutrition experts of over 400 products on the market in the U.S. came to the same conclusion. Get the details in our Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements Review, which includes our Top Pick prenatal multivitamin as well as our Top Pick overall multi and Top Picks by age and gender.
A CL Member who takes numerous dietary supplements reported having low blood levels of phosphorus. Find out which supplements, conditions, and medications can contribute to this in the Phosphorus section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review.
Experts in Europe recently cut in half the daily upper limit on how much copper people can safely consume. Find out how this compares to the limit in the U.S. and to amounts in multivitamins in the Copper section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review.
Also see: What are trace minerals and do I need them?
Can taking a popular multivitamin slow cognitive decline in older men and women? Find out what a large, recent study found in the Memory and Cognition section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review.
Many multivitamins for children exceed tolerable daily intake limits, as noted in a recent report. Find out which nutrients are most often too high in the Children's section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review.
Can taking manganese help treat symptoms of tinnitus? Find out what research suggests in the Manganese section of our Multivitamin Supplements Review. Also see our answer to the question: Do any supplements or lifestyle changes reduce the symptoms of tinnitus?
Did a popular multivitamin for seniors reduce the risk of cancer diagnosis in a three-year-study? Find out in the Cancer Risk section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among multivitamins.
To find out which multivitamins exceed the tolerable limit for folate, see the update in the Multivitamins Review. You'll also learn how the daily requirements for many other nutrients have changed and differ from what labels currently tell you.
- Beta-Carotene and Vitamin E: Supplementation with either does not provide a benefit. Vitamin E does not pose a risk of harm, but beta-carotene increases the risk of lung cancer in people at risk for lung cancer.
- Other Single Vitamins, Minerals, Pairs, and Multivitamins: There is inadequate evidence regarding a benefit or a risk of harm.
Find out which product these women took in the updated Iodine section of the Multivitamin Supplements Review. You'll also find appropriate levels of other vitamins and minerals and see which products in the Review did or did not exceed tolerable intake levels of vitamins and minerals. More >>