Centrum has a dizzying array of Multivitamins – for men, women, children, under 50 , over 50 – definitely trying to crowd the market,( and pharmacy shelves).
Centrum one a day was my introduction to the wonderful mysterious world of vitamins and supplements. It seemed wonderful these little tablets held all the nutrition, and every time I took one – I felt better. I really did (all in the mind)
Centrum is made by one of the Big Pharma companies – Pfizer, currently in trouble with one of their contraceptive pills, which they have had to recall, and also have had to settle a massive lawsuit (after 15 years of denials) in Nigeria where they tested the drug Torvan and killed a few people and disabled a bunch more Link. But thats Big Pharma for you.
Anyway to Centrum. Listed as 54th in the Multivitamin Guide, with a score of 4.5 out of 10. The guide suggest only products that score 8 and above should be considered. 4.5 is pretty low.
Centrum certainly has all the right vitamins in their package for RDI. List of Centrum Contents here. And they are easily available almost anywhere. And they have a dedicated formula just for you. Which is good marketing. And its only one tablet a day. Convenient.
They don’t rank well in Vitamin reviews on any of the health sites. And though they have the necessary RDI vitamins, I suspect (my opinion only) as these come from a pharmaceutical company they are probably not from plant or food sources, that the top vitamin companies supplements are.
Centrum doesn’t really compare.
These days be suspicious of a One a Day Tablet to solve your nutrition needs.
Though I started with Centrum, so i have a nostalgia about the,m, and I am very tempted to say – well better than nothing…I have to say if you are going to sped the money on vitamins – spend wisely, Centrum is not in anyone’s book a top brand. Sorry.
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