THE TRUTH ABOUT VITAMINS
Linus Pauling the only man ever to win two Nobel prizes - once for chemistry & once for peace...With this incredible scientific credibility and his innate charm & charisma, he would forever change the dietary habits of millions...His work on the structure of molecules revolutionized chemistry and remains the basis for modern science...
In the 1960s, Pauling became convinced that vitamins could not only prevent "deficiency diseases", but that they could actually prevent diseases that had nothing to do with deficiency at all! Diseases like cancer , heart disease and aging...The key according to Pauling was to take vitamins in large doses...He offered a hippy culture, nature in pill form...Hundreds of times of the recommended daily doses...Huge doses of vitamin C for example can prevent common colds. Still a popular belief today. Toady, these safe natural way to help you look good and feel good are offered everyone from supermarkets, health food stores and pharmacies one can purchase vitamin supplements to feel good look good and live healthy...
This documentary takes a look at anti-oxidents, free radicals & ??? and andswers the question: Do vitamins really work?
UP TO HERE IS MY OWN WRITING
Vitamins without doubt are vital to our health. And it remains possible that high dose vitamin supplements will one day be proven to protect against illnesses like heart disease and cancer. But so far, definitive evidence for these claims remains largely elusive. And as we discover more about some vitamins, it is increasingly clear that in large doses they can have unexpected, and sometimes dangerous consequences.
Are vitamins doing us any good? Could they even be dangerous? Every year we spend £300 million on vitamin supplements, but do they actually do us any good? Some believe they offer the promise of preventing or even curing some of the world’s biggest killers, such as heart disease and cancer. Others claim that taking large doses of some vitamins may in certain cases be harmful. So what are the facts?