Does Taking Vitamins and Supplements Make You Healthier?

From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the supplement industry is valued at more than $30 billion a year. Supplement use has been growing rapidly over the past few decades along with the wellness industry.

“The popular belief is that a supplement is going to be helpful for promoting health,” says Fang Fang Zhang, a

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