The Facts About Supplements For cancer prevention, don’t rely on dietary supplements. Aim to meet nutritional needs through diet alone.

Dietary supplements, such as multivitamins, can sometimes help people with restricted diets who have an impaired ability to eat to get essential nutrients; however, taking dietary supplements is not recommended for cancer prevention. 

Dietary supplements can include vitamins, minerals, herbs, enzymes, amino acids, antioxidants and other substances. They are manufactured and sold in the form of pills, capsules, tablets, powders, drinks and energy bars. 

Follow the button below to continue reading and learn the facts about supplements from the American Institute for Cancer Research and about supplement safety, those who actually may require supplements, and how to achieve a balanced diet without dietary supplements.