A study found that 79% of physicians and 82% of nurses recommend dietary supplements, including vitamins, to their patients. This is despite research suggesting that most supplements do not help prevent or treat cardiovascular disease and despite the fact that certain use is associated with increased all-cause mortality. Moreover, in 2017, 60,000 instances of vitamin toxicity were reported to US poison control centers.
From appropriate supplementation and misuse to conditions associated with deficiencies, are you familiar with key aspects and best practices associated with various vitamins? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Mary L. Windle. Fast Five Quiz: Vitamins - Medscape - Jan 30, 2019.