Understanding vitamin and supplement labels

Posted at 11:48 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 23:48:29-04

A new survey found that more that half of Americans take vitamins, but a lot of people have no idea what the labels on the bottle mean. 

Organic is a certification that a product was made without the use of synthetic fertilizers or pesticides and it doesn't have any genetically modified organisms.

There's no official definition for natural, but right now it means the product contains nothing artificial or synthetic.

There are still label rules, the FDA says it "does not approve supplement labels before they are put on the market, but all labels are required to be truthful and not misleading."

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