Most Dietary Supplements Are Useless, But Here Are The Ones You Should Take
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So you want to feel healthier. It seems simple enough: Eat a balanced diet, get enough sleep and exercise, and maybe take a few supplements to speed the process along.
Recent research has found that not only do these supplements most likely not help you slim down, bulk up, or be more energized — but they’re also harmful.
A large study from the federal government linked supplements — sold under brand names like Hydroxycut and Xenadrine — with 20,000 ER visits each year. Last year, the Department of Justice filed criminal and civil enforcement actions against 117 makers of these products.
So here are the supplements you should take — and the ones you should avoid: