(FOX NEWS) – Dietary supplements may not be as beneficial as you think.
A new study published in the journal “Annals of Internal Medicine” Tuesday reveals supplements won’t help you live longer.
Researchers from Tufts University debunk the theory that the popular pills lower mortality rates and argue heavy supplement use may even be harmful.
The data reveals high doses of calcium are linked to an increased risk of death from cancer.
Experts say nutrients found in foods can protect us from diseases and offer the best option for health benefits.
The study’s authors recommend getting nutrients from a well-balanced diet rather than relying on tablets.