LivingFuel HealthAlert: Multivitamin Junk Science

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Posted on 3rd November 2011 by admin in Health Alerts |LivingFuelTV

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Junk Science is a modern term for a poorly performed study that reaches sweeping, and possibly erroneous, conclusions, despite weaknesses in methods for collecting and analyzing the data (definition from  Unfortunately, widely-read scientific journals and the news media are not immune from junk science.  As a leading health researcher and author of three books on diet, nutrition, and performance,
I’ve learned that healthy skepticism is important when analyzing medical studies and evaluating the subsequent reporting in the news.

For example, the American Medical Association’s prestigious Archives of Internal Medicine (October 2011)
published a study titled Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate on Older Women: The Iowa Women’s Health Study.  
This widely-reported study’s findings link multivitamin use to death in older women, and also question the very use
of dietary supplements as a whole.  What can you learn from this study?  Should you make any changes to your
family’s approach to good health?

Today on LivingFuelTV, we take a close look and shine the light of truth.

Click on the graphic below to watch.

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