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Use of dietary supplements has stabilized over the last decade

KEY POINT

A little more than one-half of U.S. adults surveyed use dietary supplements, with rates remaining consistent from 1999 to 2012, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA.

SOURCES

Kantor ED, et al. Trends in dietary supplement use among US adults from 1999-2012. JAMA. 2016;316(14):1464–74.

Cohen PA. The supplement paradox: Negligible benefits, robust consumption. JAMA. 2016;316(14):1453–4.