Women and Vitamins

by Mark Whalen

"Some Common vitamin supplements could increase death risk, study finds."  So says the headline on MSNBC.com telling the story of a recent study conducted by the University of Minnesota.  As usual, the media has a tendency to hyperbole and sensationalism.  The study isn't quite as damning as the media would lead you to believe.

Rather than re-invent the wheel, here's a link to a blog post by Dr. Jonny Bowden- a nutritionist whose work I read often and respect.  Check out his critique of the study (and the media coverage of it):


It's worth reading to get an alternate take on the issue.

Please note, this blog is not intended to replace medical advice.  If you are worried about any supplements/medications you are taking, please consult your physician.

That's all for now.. enjoy the article










Mark Whalen is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Herbalist and the founder of Five Points Acupuncture & Wellness in Reading, MA.

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