Some multivitamins could be giving you certain vitamins in higher quantities than they claim. A study found defects in more than 30 percent of supplements tested.ConsumerLab.com tested several multivitamin products
, including three for children and a vitamin water. It found that some exceeded recommended limits for ingredients like vitamin A
, niacin, and zinc, which could cause health problems.
Experts say in the short term, too much vitamin A may cause nausea and blurred vision. In the long term, it can lead to bone softening and liver complications.
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