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Researchers Suggest Supplement Sales Grow As Consumers Ignore Studies

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

US adults' use of vitamins and supplements remained at around 52% from 1999 through 2012, information that should point lawmakers to ensuring more information is made known to consumers about studies questioning the products’ benefit, researchers say a JAMA study and editorial.

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