posted on Oct, 11 2011 @ 11:23 AM
I was watching CNN this morning and heard this news story. The above snippet is actually from another source, but this story is being covered by many
media sources today. I've read for years that the FDA is cracking down on the entire supplement industry incrementally.
Just thought it was very suspicious that the news media is making a new push to the general public to start questioning vitamin safety. Anyone know
of anyone that has died or gotten sick from taking vitamins?
IF the FDA continues on this path, they will have all vitamins banned and you will need a prescription for your fish oil, calcium, multivitamin.
I say, Don't believe this news. I tried to find the actual studies quoted in the article, could'nt find them. Actually the article sites a couple of
studies, blending the data into one consensus! Basically, according to this and several similar articles, some scientists tracked 39000 older women
that took vitamins for 20 years. A small percentage died over the 20 years. That's it. This is their proof that vitamins are bad? Were these women
in good health? How did they eat? How consistent were they with their vitamins? Were they on other medications? Who paid for these studies?
What do you think? Should vitamins and supplements be regulated by the FDA? Would you be ok with needing a prescription for vitamins, since it is a
I also ask you, should we just stand by and tolerate the media being pushers for specific agendas? That is what really got me here the most. A
blatent angle on this subject from the media, without regard for thorough research, at a minimum, and blatent manipulation of the public the larger
(visit the link for the full news article)