The “Daily Values” (DVs) on vitamin labels are currently wrong on many supplements and the FDA has delayed updates until 2020. Until then, learn your requirements for vitamins and minerals using the free tables at . In this video, ConsumerLab’s Tod Cooperman, M.D. explains the problem and how you can figure out the proper dose you may need for nutrients such as vitamins B6 and B12, folate, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K and minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron.
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We’ve seen beauty supplements, like vitamins capsules, collagen powders and gummies everywhere! Seems like most skincare brands are coming out with their own forms. These little capsules claim to help you get clearer skin, stronger and shinier hair, but also strengthen the nails.
We were wondering if these little capsules, pills and powders really did everything that the claim to do! So we partnered up with Perfectil for this video to try out their multivitamin supplements tablets and capsules to see if there are any drastic changes in our body. Watch more to find out if they really work! X
According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, vitamins and dietary supplements are $122 billion industry. However, most people don’t know that the FDA doesn’t regulate supplements as strictly as prescription medications. In fact, supplement companies don’t even need to prove that the actual ingredients match the label. Most of the time, if you have a balanced diet, supplements are at the very least placebos, and at the most, something that might kill you.
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