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    MrFullback42 posted:
    Is it better to build muscle naturally or use supplements? and what are the health risks for using supplements?
    injured30Something responded:
    Hey -

    This is an old post, but I've recently listened to a couple good podcasts on this topic. The host is a Orthopedic Surgeon who talks about sports injuries and training.

    The first podcast is about vitamin supplements. The other section is about herbal supplements.

    The general answer is that it can be beneficial to take a multivitamin, and possibly Vitamin D and some calcium for certain people. Beyond that, there's little good evidence that supplements help, and more evidence that they're counterproductive.

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