FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health

The Wizard of “Oz”?

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English: American currency (bills and coins in...

English: American currency (bills and coins in multiple denominations) and dietary supplement pills in three colors, on a black background (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This video is very funny but  so true.  It covers most of the problems with people’s gullibility when it comes to believing the claims made by the dietary supplement industry.  Most are harmless; others can be dangerous!  Nevertheless, the drain on the pocketbook of consumers is appalling enough.  One of the fastest growing industries in the world is the nutritional supplement group, or more broadly known as Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, or VMS. Producing about $32 billion in revenue for just nutritional supplements alone in 2012, it is projected to double that by topping $60 billion in 2021. For some guidelines on supplements, click here.

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