Dr. Taz Bhatia from Atlanta Center for Holistic Medicine answers a reader’s question about multivitamins.
Q: Do I need a multivitamin?
A: I am often asked by my patients if they need to take a multivitamin. I am not a huge believer in multivitamins, as I feel that the absorption of all those micronutrients is often ineffective. Instead, I believe supplementation should be targeted and individualized to meet specific health conditions, rather than sporadic or excessive.
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