Vital Findings

Studies on vitamin D and omega-3s bring more disappointing news

In our February 2019 issue, we reported on the initial results from the landmark VITAL study, which tested the ability of vitamin D and omega-3 (fish oil) supplements—two of the top-selling dietary supplements—to protect against a wide array of diseases. The Harvard-run trial included more than 25,000 generally healthy adults ages 50 and older who […]

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