Enough is enough: no more lies about vitamins and antidepressants

Regain Body Wisdom

AntiDepressants-FE01-wide-horizontalI was not surprised when three recent studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested people are wasting their money on multivitamins and minerals to no avail.

“In conclusion, β-carotene, vitamin E, and possibly high doses of vitamin A supplements are harmful. Other antioxidants, folic acid and B vitamins, and multivitamin and mineral supplements are ineffective for preventing mortality or morbidity due to major chronic diseases (…) supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most) mineral or vitamin supplements has no clear benefit and might even be harmful. These vitamins should not be used for chronic disease prevention. Enough is enough.” (Annals)

Pharmaceutical companies such as Baxter (Oneaday multivitamins) or Pfizer (Centrum) haven’t precisely proven impeccable ethics or that they truly work for the benefit of their clients.

Instead, they have excellent lobbying, public relations and marketing skills. They have pushed vitamins on us for decades, convincing the public…

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Dr. Silvia Casabianca

Silvia Casabianca graduated and practiced as a medical doctor in Colombia and has a master degree in Art Therapy from Concordia University (Montreal). She is the director of Eyes Wide Open LLC, a wellness and awareness company based in North Naples, FL. where she has a private practice as a psychotherapist and Reiki Master. She has authored several books in Spanish and English, among them: "El Amor nos hace humanos," "Reiki for Kids," "Regaining Body Wisdom," "El Fin de la Enfermedad," "Stress Management for Massage Therapists" and "Integrated Stress Management for nurses." Her most recent work is EL AMOR NOS HACE HUMANOS - Del miedo a la solidaridad. Its English version almost ready for publishing. www.SilviaCasabianca.com

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