Are vitamin drinks safe for your body?

Crystal Robertson
Nutrition & Dietetics
The safety of vitamin drinks is not the most important issue, says Crystal Robertson, a registered dietitian at Riverside Community Hospital. In this video, she says that energy in and out are what's important, and many drinks have empty calories.
Most vitamin drinks are safe but of limited value. It's very important to look at all the ingredients. Some vitamin drinks have a lot of sugar. Some have other supplements in addition to vitamins, which can be harmful. Some have too much of certain vitamins and can harmful.

Continue Learning about Non-Alcoholic Beverages & Health

Toss the Pop, Save Your Kidneys
Toss the Pop, Save Your Kidneys
Can you imagine a grocery store without a soft-drink section? Well, try to pretend it isn't there. Because if you cut down on the sweet stuff, it mig...
Read More
How do sports drinks help our body?
Toby SmithsonToby Smithson
During exercise, the body uses up fuel and water in order to keep moving. Sports drinks are an easy ...
More Answers
When are sports drinks beneficial?
Joan Salge Blake, MS, RDJoan Salge Blake, MS, RD
Sports drinks can play a role in aiding hydration for endurance athletes. However, with less than 50...
More Answers
What Are Healthy Substitutes for Soda?
What Are Healthy Substitutes for Soda?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.