Getting the Best Medical Care: a Newsletter from Patrick Malone - August 2012

In This Issue:

The Dubious Claims for Diet Supplements; Sports and Energy Drinks Deliver Caffeine Plus Empty Promises; Better Eating Habits Beat Supplement Fads; Recent Health Care News You Should Know About; and, Check Out Our Previous Tips.

Introduction:

Eat, Drink and Be Wary: The Truth aboutDiet Supplements and Sports Drinks -

For whatever reason -- no time to cook, picky palates, fondness for fast food -- Americans are always looking for ways to enhance their diets and improve their fitness that don't involve consuming actual food. The market for vitamin/mineral/herb supplements and energy/sports drinks is strong and growing.

The truth is different. If you don't have a diagnosed disorder whose treatment requires nutritional supplementation, swallowing these products is wasteful at best and harmful at worst. This month, I review recent research that reinforces the folly of using products whose benefits just aren't there.

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Published In: Consumer Protection Updates, Products Liability Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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