More than 75 percent of adults in the United States currently take health supplements, according to a survey from the Council of Responsible Nutrition (CRN). It found 87 percent trust the safety, quality, and effectiveness of dietary supplements.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
However, up until recently, researchers have been unsure as to what kind of health benefits most dietary supplements provide, if any.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Now, new research suggests that nutrients from supplements do little to lower your risk for death.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
On the other hand, nutrients sourced from foods appear to significantly reduce your risk for death, according to the study, which was published in Annals of Internal Medicine.