Adolescents' beliefs about and reasons for using vitamin/mineral supplements.

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Beliefs about and reasons for using vitamin/mineral supplements were investigated among 163 adolescents. Subjects' responses to belief statements about supplements and reasons cited for using supplements demonstrated both misconceptions and uncertainties. These results demonstrate the need for dietitians to routinely address the appropriate use of… (More)

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@article{Thomsen1987AdolescentsBA, title={Adolescents' beliefs about and reasons for using vitamin/mineral supplements.}, author={Patricia Thomsen and R. Dale Terry and Rachel Amos}, journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association}, year={1987}, volume={87 8}, pages={1063-5} }