Are multivitamins and minerals 'cheating'?

Now, ask this question of almost anyone, and you will get a different answer from each person.

So here’s my answer:

I would love to be able to say that taking vitamins was just not necessary, but unfortunately, we don’t live in a naturally perfect world, where we go out every dawn, collecting from the wild the food that we will eat that day. Even if we did live such lives, chances are that we wouldn’t be getting exactly the foods that provide the perfect range of vitamins and minerals we need for that day.

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