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    Vitamin Supplements and their Effects on the Body

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    How might taking vitamin pills have both positive and negative effects on your body, based on your diet?
    What is your opinion of taking supplements?

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    While taking supplements can be beneficial in assisting individuals with normal growth, preventing illnesses and sustaining life, one must be cautious when taking vitamin pills. Vitamin pills can be very beneficial to a body that is lacking a specific vitamin due to improper dieting or simply due to the body not fully absorbing the food that is eaten.

    On the other hand, supplements of minerals exceeding 100% of the Daily Values listed on ...

    Solution Summary

    While taking supplements can be beneficial in assisting individuals with normal growth, preventing illnesses and sustaining life, one must be cautious when taking vitamin pills. Vitamin pills have the potential to harm the body when not taken with certain precautionary measures.

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