Are supplements a waste of money?

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The nutritional supplement industry is 40 billion dollar business. According to the FDA, 3 out of 4 Americans take some type of supplement.

But new research shows that these supplements might not be worth your money.

Unlike drugs, supplement manufacturers do not have present any proof of safety or effectiveness before putting their products on the shelf. And supplements are responsible for nearly 23,000 ER visits a year.

The FDA recently put new regulations on supplements. Sanford Health Dietitian, Rachel Iverson, sat down with KX to talk more about the new regulations and if supplements are a waste of your money.

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