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Special Reports November 2012 Issue

Can Supplement Pills Deliver on Their Promises?

The science says claims often too good to be true.

With the US drought predicted to cause food-price increases of up to 5% next year, it might be time to take a harder look at whatís in your grocery cartóespecially those items that arenít really groceries, such as pricey dietary supplements. Nutrition experts agree that itís best for generally healthy people to obtain the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need from food, not pills.

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