Category Archives: Vitamins

Wasting 28 Billion Dollars in America

That’s the cost of vitamins and supplements annually in the U.S.

Studies recently reported no benefit for taking supplements and vitamins except in some special circumstances. Folate in pregnancy is a good example to prevent neural tube defects.

Why do you suspect that I knew that and I am not impressed with the claims made?

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Cochrane: Routine Vitamin C effective in preventing common cold — in athletes

Routine supplementation of vitamin C in the general population is not justified for the prevention of colds. But athletes may benefit. Continue reading

Magic Vitamin: Folic acid supplements early in pregnancy may reduce child’s risk of autism by 40 percent

So there was a lot more autism before folic acid supplementation became commonplace? Continue reading