In the United States, 52 percent of people report taking at least one dietary supplement and collectively they spend $28 billion a year on them. It seems easy — pop a few multivitamins after breakfast and cover yourself for any vitamins or minerals you might be missing out on. But if anything, we should have learned by now that the easiest solutions are never as glorious as they seem.
Studies have found that not only are multivitamins usually a waste of time and money, but they can also be harmful. Here are the main reasons to stop taking them: