Fact or fiction?
Multi-vitamin and mineral pills substitute a balanced diet.

FICTION: A good dose of a multi-vitamin and mineral pill substitutes a balanced diet.

FACT: Vitamin and mineral pills cannot substitute a balanced diet as they do not provide energy. Supplements provide only specific nutrients whereas a balanced diet provides all the essential nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins and fibre in the

right amounts.

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