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Monavie sells gel caps of vegetables and fruit that are harmless, non-toxic and contain nutrition that the body needs (presumably - I'm not well up on Monavie - I thought Juice Plus was the old NSA product). Big Pharma sells toxic chemicals that kill people. Millions of people. And they know it. And so do the white coated professionals that push their products onto unaware and trusting clients. If you can't see a difference there, then I can't help you, sorry.
Professor Peter W Piper of the University of Sheffield claims that sodium benzoate by itself can damage and inactivate vital parts of DNA in a cell's mitochondria. Mitochondria consume oxygen to generate ATP, the body's energy currency. If they are damaged due to disease, the cell malfunctions and may enter apoptosis. There are many illnesses now tied to DNA damage, including Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases, but above all, the aging process in general
Originally posted by stumasonA couple are facing a total ban, however, as they have been linked to actual deaths.
With four months to go before the EU-wide ban is implemented, thousands of patients face the loss of herbal remedies that have been used in the UK for decades.
Under EU law, statutorily regulated herbal practitioners will be permitted to continue prescribing unlicensed products.
Originally posted by lewman
reply to post by RogerT
i never said vitamin c is not beneficial,of course it has benefits just like many other vitamins but it is not a cure for aids or the cold like patrick holford says.
also there are alternative medicines out there that amount to a dilution of one particle to a swimming pools worth of water and other ingredients. the point that ben goldacre tries to get across is that a healthy diet of natural vitamins etc... is way better than a vitamin pill.
he is also a pain in the neck for big pharma, he is not on there payroll and he is constantly trying to discredit there biassed medical tests.