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Vitamins and minerals aren’t risk-free. Here are 6 ways they can cause harm

Shutterstock Geraldine Moses, The University of Queensland One reason dietary supplements are so popular is the perception they’re harmless. But like all drugs, there are many potential dangers from taking vitamins and minerals. The problem is that, unlike conventional medicines, dietary supplements aren’t required to provide warnings to consumers of their potential risks. Nor are they required to submit extensive …

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