Recent research indicates that over-the-counter supplements may be associated with increased risk of death. This may be due to higher-than-needed levels of nutrients, forms of the nutrients, additives in the supplements, etc. This research does not address potential causes. At the very least, please avoid “one-per-day” high potency multi-vitamins. Ideally, have your naturopathic physician or nutrition prescribe supplements as needed. Click here to read an article that studied women and here for another recent article.