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Advice column: I’m confused whether multivitamins are any good

This week, our expert advises a reader who takes multivitamins but is now unsure of their value

There have never been more options available in terms of supplements

Dear Expert,

I have been taking own-brand multivitamins from a discount supermarket every day for more than ten years. Recently, a friend of mine told me that multivitamins are a waste of time and I should be getting everything I need from my diet. I have tried to research this topic online and have been left confused by conflicting information. Is it worth my while taking daily multivitamins and are they all the same?

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