Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death

Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is foods, but not supplements, according to a new study. There was no association between dietary supplement use and a lower risk of death.

Chen, F. et al. (2019). Association between dietary supplement use, nutrient intake, and mortality among US adults: a cohort study. Annals of Internal Medicine. doi: 10.7326/M18-2478


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