Why should I take a multivitamin?

Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Taking a daily multivitamin can help protect you against a poor or inadequate diet, but it can also help you to lose weight. Watch nutrition expert Rovenia Brock, PhD, explain the healthy benefits of taking a daily multivitamin, and how to take it. 
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
While ideally the majority of your nutrients should come from a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, a multivitamin makes sure nothing falls through the cracks. Making sure you get the vitamins you need can boost your immunity, prevent accelerated aging, and help you lose weight.

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