While there is no standard scientific, regulatory, or marketplace definitions for multivitamins, multivitamins can be categorized. As published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, multivitamins “vary in the types, numbers, and amounts of vitamins and minerals they contain and whether they contain other nonvitamin and nonmineral ingredients (eg, dietary fiber, botanicals, glucosamine, lycopene)”.
Paralyzed by the sight of a multitude of multivitamins on store shelves? There is indeed a wide variety of multivitamins both in composition and characteristics, so much so that making a selection can be a confusing and frustrating task for you. How then do you know which are the perfect multivitamins for you and your family?