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Supplements Can't Replace a Healthy Diet

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Published on April 18, 2019 - Duration: 01:10s

Supplements Can't Replace a Healthy Diet

Supplements Can't Replace a Healthy Diet About 90% of Americans aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables.

Many are tempted to supplement the lack of nutrients with pills and powders.

75% of adults take vitamin supplements.

But according to science, this is no replacement for a healthy diet.

The 'Annals of Internal Medicine' study revealed that supplements do not vitalize the body the same way foods do.

Fang Fang Zhang, Study co-author, via 'Time' Vitamin A, vitamin K, magnesium, zinc and copper can lower risk of early death, but only when consumed.

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