Vitamins & Supplements: Are They Really Bad for Us?

Global Health Ideas Announces Discounts on Garcinia Cambogia Capsules

To that end, dedicated research has sought to examine possible ways to prevent this cancer. Over the past few decades, there has been a prevailing belief that vitamin supplementation will improve our health by increasing vitality, decreasing cancer risk and helping to fend off other common health problems. In the U.S. alone, vitamins and minerals represent a multibillion dollar industry. Marketing has supported these ideas, however research has been sparse.
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ESSAY; When ‘Health’ Supplements May Do Harm

If a customer buys two or more bottles, they are eligible for no-cost shipping. The GHI Garcinia Cambogia capsules are available in bottles of 60 capsules. Each capsule contains 500 milligrams. For best results, Global Health Ideas suggests taking one capsule two to three times per day, 30 minutes before a meal with an eight ounce glass of water. Dr. Oz, a doctor, author, and host of The Dr.
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I did not mention that I was a physician specializing in the prevention of heart disease, or that there were relatively few measures proven to reduce heart disease risk. But so many patients had brought in bags of supplements and ”vitamins,” convinced of their cardiovascular benefits, that I wanted to see how these products were being marketed. In the self-described ”health” store, the sales clerk asked a few questions about my cholesterol, blood pressure, exercise habits, etc. Then she showed me over half a dozen products, from $8 to $36 apiece, and assured me that they would address a variety of health risks. These products included a pill that was supposed to improve my circulation and another that would supposedly boost my ”metabolism.” Another was listed as an herbal ”vascular health” pill, with a long list of plant species names, none of them familiar. Most products had labels containing descriptions of vague medical benefits, like ”for cardiovascular health,” with a notation that the Food and Drug Administration had not evaluated these claims.
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