supplementsI got another shipment of from Swanson’s the other day. I used the large post for the photo so that you could see what I ordered.

A couple weeks ago, I was listening to the radio and they had a researcher from the FDA who studies vitamins poh-pohing vitamins and supplements. But yet he admitted he took them himself.

I think more and more, doctors and scientists know that vitamins and supplements are very helpful to us.

Read the following

Hat tip to Duane of Discover and Recover

Dietary Supplements: Much More Than a “Waste of Money”

Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, November 10, 2008

The “Expensive Urine” Myth
What About Those “Wasted” Vitamins?

(OMNS, November 10, 2008) Ever heard this one before? “Your body doesn’t absorb extra vitamins. All you get from taking vitamin supplements is expensive urine.” Sure you have. And you still will, at websites such as http://www.dietitian.com and http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/67769 . Even the BBC has reported it http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/109881.stm. Some people will tell you that any vitamin consumption higher than the lowly RDA is simply a “waste of money.”

“Expensive urine.” It is an old saw, and one terrific sound byte. Too bad it is also false.

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