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Draconian limits on vitamin dosage amounts could be coming if the feds get their way. Action alert!
That bottle of 50,000 IU, 5,000 IU, or even a measly 1,000 IU in your medicine cabinet could soon be contraband. Important entities are meeting to discuss how to restrict the kinds of supplements you can take under the guise of “harmonization” of supplement standards. If they’re allowed to move forward, it’s possible that the federal government could adopt restrictions on vitamin doses that can be legally sold, as Europe has already done.
At the request of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recently convened a workshop to “assess methodological approaches that could be applied uniformly across countries in setting nutrient intake recommendations,” with particular attention on how standards could be set for population subgroups such as young children and women of reproductive age. “Nutrient intake recommendations” include upper levels of intake, which are used to restrict the vitamin dose that a supplement can contain.
This workshop is another in a series of meetings NAS is involved in with other entities, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations, who are both sponsors of Codex, to discuss limits on vitamin doses. As we reported previously,
Nearly 500,000 Americans died after taking a prescription drug in 2015, according to cases reported to the US National Poison Data System. By comparison, no deaths were recorded for vitamins, minerals or nutritional supplements.
In total, 443,900 deaths from prescription medication were reported to one of the US's poison centres, with analgesics—or pain-killers—being the deadliest poison, responsible for 11 per cent of all deaths reported. Sedatives and antidepressants were the fifth and sixth major killers respectively.
Of these, 275,000 were due to some error—such as a wrong dose—and 130,000 were caused by unintentional misuse, such as taking the drug more frequently than prescribed. Nearly 40,000 deaths were attributed to an adverse reaction to a drug that was properly prescribed and taken.
There were no deaths recorded from anyone taking a mineral supplement, such as calcium, magnesium, zinc or iron, or an amino acid or herbal, such as blue cohosh, Echinacea, ginkgo biloba, kava kava, valerian or St John's wort.
"If nutritional supplements are allegedly so dangerous, as the US's Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the news media and even some physicians still claim, then where are the bodies?" said Andrew Saul of orthomolecular.org.
originally posted by: highvein
a reply to: infolurker
Why is this a bad thing. They also regulate our drinking water. Flint! Ohhhhhhhhh…...now I am understanding why this is bad.
originally posted by: alomaha
It's very simple: many people are claiming that they cured thenselves from various illnesses just by taking huge doses of vitamin C and D. Now, I'm no expert but it seems to me that there must be some truth in it if so many people are claiming it. Both of those vitamins are very chep. So if you can cure yourself cheaply why would you need expensive medicine from Big Pharma? That's where good ol' Bill and his "humaniterian" organisation organisation jumps in to save the day for NWO folks...
originally posted by: stormcell
I had some health problems due to my diet. First thing was I was eating pizza (lots of cheese = lots of calcium).