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"Prudent" vitamin supplement users should limit potency to 100% RDA -- ADA.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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NON-VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS "MAY BE MORE FRAUD THAN FACT," ADA opines in its new Complete Food & Nutrition Guide, authored by registered dietitian Roberta Larson Duyff. Many supplement products, the American Dietetic Association book says, including "herbal remedies, amino acids, enzymes, plant extracts, other botanicals, and concentrates...don't provide the benefits they claim. Others may have harmful side effects. Some may be more fraud than fact." The book was introduced at ADA's 79th annual meeting, held Oct. 21-24 in San Antonio, Tex.
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