Infographic: Which Supplements Are Backed By Science And Which Are Snake Oil

If you've ever wondered which vitamins and supplements are backed by science and which are useless, this infographic is for you.

Every week, it seems, there is a new “miracle supplement” touted by health professionals and alternative healing “gurus.” While many holistic therapies do offer positive benefits, others are marketed merely to make a profit.

If you’re confused about which supplements are backed by science and which ones are snake oil, don’t despair. A new infographic produced by InformationIsBeautiful.net and AndyPerkins.org offers insight on which vitamins, herbs, and supplements are proven to benefit one’s health.

Hint: The larger the circle, the more the supplement is researched via search engines. The blue bubbles are generally recognized as useful whereas the most useless supplements appear at the bottom of the infographic in yellow/lime green.

Via IFLScience

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