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Study: Multivitamins Are a Waste of Money

According to this study in the Archives of Internal Medicine, multivitamins are essentially useless and a waste of money. Similar findings were found in vitamin studies done on men.

The eight-year study, using 161,808 postmenopausal women, is the largest study ever of multivitamin use in older women. It found the pills did nothing to prevent common cancers or heart disease.

The study's lead researcher, Marian Neuhouser of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, offered this advice:
"Get nutrients from food."
I wholeheartedly agree. It's important to get your nutrition from food. The vitamins and minerals found in vegetables and fruits are in the right proportions and easily assimilated by your body.

Synthetic or isolated multivitamins, like those used in the Archives of Internal Medicine study, create chemical imbalances within your cells. Your body regards them as toxins and they do more harm than good. Read "How Safe Are Your Vitamins?" to find out more.

As for me and my family, we take BarleyLife® Xtra, a whole-food supplement made from real foods, minus the water and fiber.

And because it's made from food, there are no negative side effects and your body knows exactly what to do with the nutrients.

So don't waste your money on a synthetic multivitamin. They could do you more harm than good. Otherwise, you're better off taking nothing.

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