Can dietary supplements make you live longer?

A recent study published in Annals in Internal Medicine looked at the effects of dietary supplements on overall mortality risk.

“Use of dietary supplements was NOT associated with mortality benefits among U.S. adults.”

In fact, there was a suggestion of increased risk of cancer deaths from calcium supplements.

Reference: Association Among Dietary Supplement Use, Nutrient Intake, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 9 April 2019] doi: 10.7326/M18-2478.

Disclaimer: Please note- This blog is NOT medical advice. This blog is purely for information only. See your own doctor to discuss concerns and options relevant for you.