Would you believe studies have shown that Americans are meeting their dietary guidelines? That's right but here is the bad news, that's only on average about 1 week out of the year. That leaves 51 weeks when we aren't usually meeting those guidelines. It is a well known fact that supplements and vitamins cannot replace a good healthy diet. However, if you aren't eating properly and find it hard to get your diet on track ask your doctor if you should be taking vitamins or supplements. Don't waste your money on these products if you don't need them. Your doctor is the one to give you advice.