Science-based facts about vitamins

What are the facts about vitamins?

What happened to the days when you could just take a multivitamin and be done with it?

When did your health and nutrition get so confusing? is dedicated to getting the facts about vitamins and supplements on the table for everyone to see.

I'm a pharmaceutical chemist and I've been researching nutritional supplements for over three years. Recently, I start asking questions like "how do I know this antioxidant is actually working?" and "would vitamin advertising claims stand up to an FDA clinical trial?"

As I dug deeper into the literature, the answers become progressively less clear. For a while, I even thought of giving up on vitamins altogether.

But then I realized: if I've got a PhD and I can barely wrap my head around why I take certain supplements, what does the average consumer know?

So here we are. I've researched the problem thoroughly, and I started this site to put quality, science-based information out to answer questions like "what vitamins should I take?" "what are the benefits of antioxidants?" and "what happens if I take too much vitamin E?"

This site is geared to people who are already paying attention to their diet and exercise, and want to use vitamins and supplements to improve their health, mental clarity, and quality of life.

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