Fish Oil, Multivitamins Most Used Supplements

Fish oil and multivitamins are the most commonly used supplements, according to a survey of 10,000 people by Vitamin D, calcium and CoQ10 rounded out the top five. The survey found older adults are more likely to use supplements than respondents under the age of 35 and, among them, B vitamins, vitamins C and E, and resveratrol were popular. The results revealed that men are more likely than women to take supplements aimed at slowing aging and boosting energy, while women used more vitamin D, calcium, B vitamins, and iron supplements. Also, 42.8 percent of participants said they purchased supplements online and nearly 30 percent shopped for supplements and vitamins at health stores. Read more »