No proof of vitamin benefit: study

A series of recent studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine have indicated that vitamin supplements have no clear benefit to health, and may even be harmful.

In an editorial, published with the studies, academics agreed that most supplements do not prevent chronic disease or death, and that the use of vitamins was simply not justified, and should be avoided.

“We believe that the case is closed – supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most)