Episode 12: The Attack of The Vitamins

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What was the most interesting thing we talked about? What was the least? How can we improve in future episodes?

Thank you, again, so much for listening! 

-Ania

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REFERENCES

Fortify Your Knowledge About Vitamins

https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm118079.htm

Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) for Dietary Supplements

https://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/CGMP/ucm079496.htm

I took multivitamins every day for a decade. Then I found out they're useless.

http://theweek.com/articles/687917/took-multivitamins-every-day-decade-found-theyre-useless

Stop eating gummy vitamins like they’re candy 

https://qz.com/926441/gummy-vitamins-can-be-bad-for-you-if-you-eat-them-like-candy/

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements 

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/07/the-vitamin-myth-why-we-think-we-need-supplements/277947/

Listing of vitamins

http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/listing_of_vitamins

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins

http://www.businessinsider.com/do-i-need-to-take-vitamins-2017-3

Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements 

http://annals.org/aim/article/1789253/enough-enough-stop-wasting-money-vitamin-mineral-supplements

Don’t Take Your Vitamins

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/09/opinion/sunday/dont-take-your-vitamins.html

Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/05/science/herbal-supplements-are-often-not-what-they-seem.html

Is it possible to overdose on vitamins?

http://www.phillyvoice.com/05999-it-possible-overdose-vitamins/

Tapeworm Diet: History, Methods, and Dangers 

https://www.diet-blog.com/07/vintage_weight_loss_sanitized_tapeworms.php

The 10 Most Insane Medical Practices in History

http://www.cracked.com/article_15669_the-10-most-insane-medical-practices-in-history.html

Have people ever really eaten tapeworms for weight loss? 

http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/diet-fitness/weight-loss/tapeworm-weight-loss1.htm