More On Supplements

Dov Michaeli

Posted 1o/16/11 on The Doctor Weighs In

I know when I tread on people’s cherished beliefs when I get pushback from readers, some of it ,let’s say, quite emotional. But that’s good.

It is important that we challenge our beliefs, and if the sacred cows don’t stand up to scrutiny, we should slaughter them (to our Hindu readers – I meant it as a metaphor, honestly).

The October 14 of MedPage Today had an interesting article on the issue of vitamins and other food supplements. Highly recommended. Here are a few choice quotes:

“As the dust begins to settle, physicians interviewed by MedPage Today and ABC News agreed on a bit of simple wisdom –a healthy diet is more important than a fistful of supplements”.

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