Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Knowing What’s Worth Paying For in Vitamins

(Source: NewYork Times)

WHEN I stock up on ibuprofen (my painkiller of choice), I typically buy a 500-count bottle of a store brand like Kirkland or Rite Aid. After all, ibuprofen is ibuprofen. Each pill costs me about 3 cents — or only one-third the cost of 9-cent Advil. Yet, when it comes to vitamins — which I take only when I feel run down — I turn to name brands like Centrum or Nature Made. My thinking has been: Why mess around with quality when it comes to the essential ABCs? But now that I’ve done some research, I might soon change my vitamin-buying ways. Read on to find out why.

Find out more and read the full article "Knowing What's Worth Paying For in Vitamins"
published by the New York Times (Decemeber 4, 2009)