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Many Americans Now Taking Vitamins

According to the latest statistics, approximately 40 percent of Americans are now taking some sort of vitamin or mineral. The most common include: vitamin C, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, niacin, thiamin, B2, vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin D and folic acid. It is estimated that Americans spend up to $1.7 billion each year on vitamins and minerals.

Source: Archives of Family Medicine 2000;9:258-262.