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Vitamin devotees should shift their loyalty to lifestyle changes, experts say

Vitamin supplements, a multi-billion-dollar industry, are a layperson's favorite prescription. Tired? Take an iron supplement. Sad? Classic vitamin D deficiency. But a recent paper related to cardiovascular health, published July 9 in Annals of Internal Medicine, put this loyalty to the test. Surprise, surprise: vitamin supplements had little impact on heart conditions, including heart disease, and lifespan as a whole. According to Dr. Erin D. Michos, associate professor of medicine

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