DON’T TELL THE EU: High-dose vitamins are good for you
No doubt you’ve been reading the devastating press about vitamins being useless in the treatment of heart disease. Before you throw your bottles in the bin (or before the EU does that for you), it is worth sifting through the details,
DRUGS SALES RISE. And the best seller isn't even required
SUPPLEMENTS: Are any of them safe, ask the Americans
EU VITAMIN BAN: The fight goes on
Hard on the heels of the European Directive on Vitamin Supplements comes the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive, which would amount to a ban of all but the most well-used herbs.
Re the EU legislation on vitamin/mineral supplementation (VMS), it seems to me that this encroaches on human rights and, as such, could be sued for in the European Court of Human Rights.
Congratulations on the Viewpoint (WDDTY vol 13 no 5) about the EU legislation, especially the last sentence! There are so many of us out there with similar sentiments,
FOR YOUR OWN GOOD: One man’s poison (is another man’s poison, too)
Every so often, a person comes along who demonstrates that power and even money often pale against that unstoppable powerhouse envisaged by Margaret Mead: a small group of “thoughtful, committed citizens. The latest such person is Dr Robert Verkerk...