Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplements for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

A clinical practice guideline for the use of vitamins as a preventative measure in the general population, specifically healthy adults without special nutritional needs. The guideline examines the use of single and paired nutritional supplements to improve overall health and prevent cancer and/or heart disease. Outcomes of interest include increased risk factors and the potential variation of oxidative properties based on numerous underlying nutritive factors.