November 1999 Issue

Making Sense Of Supplement Scene: EN Picks Winners Among Multis.

The alarm goes off, you shower, brush your teeth and pop a multivitamin. For many Americans, taking a multi is just part of the morning routine. Others consider it costly, pointless or simply overkill. Who's right? Can multivitamins provide protection from disease or, as one vitamin company ad has called it, "nutritional insurance to fill the vitamin gap"? Are the Daily Values (DV's) listed on labels really what you need? What brand of

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