Lead in Calcium Supplements

Lead in Calcium Supplements

“Lead in Calcium Supplements” I’ve explored the role calcium supplements may play in reducing lead exposure during pregnancy and breastfeeding, but this is assuming that the supplements aren’t themselves contaminated. It all started with an extraordinary case report published in 1977, entitled Lead-Contaminated Health Food. A doctor prescribed a dietary supplement for a young woman …

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Can Vitamin C Help with Lead Poisoning?

Can Vitamin C Help with Lead Poisoning?

[Music] even if the nutritional manipulation is proven effective in reducing blood lead levels a reliance on such an intervention places most of the burden for prevention on those most affected at least responsible for the underlying environmental causes nutritional interventions therefore must never substitute for efforts to reduce lead exposure to safer levels on …

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Adam Ruins Everything – Why Supplements Are Just Modern Day Snake Oil (sneak peek)

Adam Ruins Everything – Why Supplements Are Just Modern Day Snake Oil (sneak peek)

Back in the early nineteen hundreds, quack doctors could put anything in a bottle and call it medicine. Step right up and try Professor Hokorium’s extreme snake oil! Contains absolutely no beef, fat or lead. This tastes like steak and paint chips. You’re wrong! So to stop these charlatans from straight-up killing people, we regulated …

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Treatment for Lead Poisoning that could Save a Life – Flint Water Crisis

Good afternoon everyone! I’m your hostess, Ann Marie; and I’d like to welcome you all to our program. We’re all familiar with the current situation in Flint, Michigan where thousands of people have been exposed to lead through contamination of water; and I know of at least two prominent medical professionals who have appeared on …

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Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements

Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements

“Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements” The Consumers Union, publishers of Consumer Reports, recently celebrated its 75-year anniversary. They were among the first to point out the risks of smoking, the toxic effects of ephedra weight loss supplements. Well, one of their latest investigations questions the safety of protein powders and drinks. They concluded that …

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Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?

Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?

[Music] following flax and wheatgrass turmeric is the third best-selling botanical dietary supplement racking up 12 million dollars in sales increasing at a rate of about 20 percent curcumin is a natural plant product extracted from turmeric root used commonly as of food add to pops their fourths Pleasant mild aroma an exotic yellow color …

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