It’s no secret that Americans have a problem with overeating. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 78.6 million American adults can be categorized as obese, making more than a third of the country susceptible to preventable health problems like high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. While a small subset of this group can attribute their weight to genetic conditions, the culprit in the majority of cases is simply poor diet and lack of exercise.
But exactly where are these Americans who aren’t taking care of their cell health as they should?
At first, the decision to choose a multivitamin may seem like an easy task. The decision could rest primarily on cost, or perhaps one that offers more of a particular ingredient that you may need. But for most people, there is little or no difference in multivitamin products.
A closer look reveals that not all multivitamins are alike. In fact, some multivitamins may contain ingredients that are unnecessary or even harmful. To test this, we reviewed the ingredients for a few popular multivitamin brands.