According to Johns Hopkins, anywhere from 33% to 50% of adults in the US take a multivitamin
Let’s begin with the widely reported study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on the role of a daily multivitamin in enhancing memory, specifically word recall.
The study asks whether simple dietary intervention, the daily use of cocoa or Centrum Silver, will slow the downward spiral of dementia. Why those two? Cocoa has a very high percentage of flavonoids which increase cerebral blood flow.
There are many reasons not to take dietary supplements, just take a look at some of the stuff we've written in the past.  But to jog your memory, here are five reasons not to start taking dietary supplements, or multivitamins. 
Elderly people are constant targets. From fearmongering politicians who want votes to scam artists who want money, unscrupulous people try to scare our parents and grandparents into giving them money. 
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