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How can I save money on dietary supplements?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Supplements are one of the best things you can do to improve your mind, mood and energy, but can be pricey, especially at specialty health stores. Online purchases may look like a good deal but not necessarily once you factor in shipping and handling costs.

Buying supplements at big box stores can save you at least half of what you might pay at specialty health stores. When purchasing, look for the cheapest product you can find from a big name manufacturer you trust. And remember, you don't have to go wild by purchasing tons of supplements. Be sure to buy a multivitamin and an omega-3 supplement to boost your mood; always check for 100% daily allowance on the label.

This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com.

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