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Food supplements you don't need

By Joanna Pearl

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We've found that some popular supplements and their ingredients don't have any proven health benefits. Are you wasting money?

Food supplement pills

In a Which? survey of 2,100 UK adults, a third told us they regularly take supplements and as a nation we spend around £385m a year on them. The most popular food supplements are multivitamins, glucosamine supplements for joint health and probiotic tablets and drinks. To find out which of these could be a waste of your money, log in or sign up to join Which?.