Strolling down the supplement aisles at health stores and pharmacies to choose the best multivitamin can be confusing. With so many different brands and varieties to choose from, it’s hard to know where to begin. Given the abundance and conflicting nature of information available about dietary supplements, you may need help to sort the reliable information from the questionable.
Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients. More specifically, vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals) and minerals are inorganic elements that come from the soil and water and are absorbed by plants or eaten by animals.