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Do You Really Need to Buy Personalized Vitamins?

A bunch of companies are popping up that let you curate your own personalized vitamin regimen (Care/of and Vitamin Packs, for example). Do I think they’re necessary? Probably not, if you already eat a balanced diet with a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and legumes. You absorb vitamins better through food anyway.

That said, many of these services appear to be backed by credible medical organizations and provide smart nutrients, like vitamin D and Read the whole article

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