Tagged: Multivitamins

Faith justified? – a vital tale - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Oct 19, 2012

Expensive pee or elixir of life?  The two extreme views of multivitamins.  I’ve been taking multivitamins for a number of years now.  I’ve taken them on faith backed by a little evidence.  This week, I think for the first time, a randomised controlled trial has provided high quality evidence that my faith is justified.  More … Continue reading » … Read More

Vitamyths - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Dec 29, 2011

Vi♦ta♦myth [vahy-tuh-mith; Brit. also vit-uh-mith] A factoid about vitamins that is wildly inaccurate or untrue Vitamyths come from both ends of the vitamin spectrum. Those who promote the consumption of vast amounts of vitamins are usually happy to make outlandish claims about their efficacy. This is, in some ways, quite understandable, as it is in [...] Related posts: … Read More

Confusion reigns over multi-vitamins and breast cancer - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Apr 19, 2010

Consider these two headlines published in the last couple of days: New Zealand Herald:  Major research finds link between multi-vitamin pills and breast cancer BusinessWeek: Supplements might reduce breast cancer risk Both are top search results on Google News, but don’t they seem to contradict each other? Let us look a little more closely at the … Read More