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Mega-doses of vitamins *hurt* HIV patients

An outcome some of you might expect, but for reasons you probably dont expect– Let me tell you the punchline first: Effect of High-Dose vs Standard-Dose Multivitamin Supplementation at the Initiation of HAART on HIV Disease Progression and Mortality in Tanzania, A Randomized Controlled Trial Scientists had a pool of patients (over 3000) with HIV…

Food woo bites the dust

I am not a ‘fan’ of dietary sensationalism. A can of Mountain Dew made with high fructose corn syrup once a week is not going to kill you. Megadoses of various vitamins and minerals is not going to ‘cure’ you. People who demonize or canonize food annoy me. Funny enough, we have examples of both…

“If we’re supposed to go out and eat nothing, if we’re supposed to eat roots and berries and tree bark, show us how… … The problem is, and dare I say this, it doesn’t look like Michelle Obama follows her own nutritionary, dietary advice. And then we hear that she’s out eating ribs at 1,500…