Vitamins and safety regulations
Does the government monitor the safety of vitamins?
No. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) monitors drugs but not vitamins. However, standard vitamin and mineral tablets are considered relatively risk-free if you avoid high doses. Keep in mind that most experts feel that it is best to get your vitamins from eating a variety of foods.
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.
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