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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?
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    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.

    http://www.drdavidgeier.com/episode80/
    http://www.drdavidgeier.com/episode81/

    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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