Dietary supplement business booms, while link to cancer prevention is questioned

06/22/2004 | MSNBC

Consumer concerns about cancer have helped boost an $18 billion-a-year dietary supplement industry, in addition to increasing the popularity of functional foods, also known as nutraceuticals. However, a government-convened independent panel determined in 2003 that evidence on whether dietary supplements truly can prevent cancer is lacking, and experts say that because the American diet typically is not vitamin-deficient, the benefits of adding vitamins is questionable.

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