Do You Need Vitamins and Supplements?

During a lively U.S. News Twitter chat, experts talked vitamins, supplements and what you need to know.

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More than 110 million Americans use vitamins and dietary supplements each year, but research on the benefits and risks is unclear. U.S. News Health & Wellness teamed with top experts from Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, American Pharmacists Association, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, registered dietitian Joan Salge Blake and more. During a live Twitter chat, topics included which vitamins and supplements are important for men, women, children and seniors, what kind of risks are involved and whether popular choices like probiotics and cranberry supplements are necessary. Here are the highlights: