In summary, mineral supplements
are by no means a deer-management panacea.
Seven of the critics were fearful that physicians and the public would be misled and might even (horrors) give their children vitamin and mineral supplements
. They even referred to the notion the children would be adversely affected.
"When it comes to mineral supplements
, consumers want solid, reliable and accurate information."
The authors also highlighted the role that multivitamin and mineral supplements
may play in helping to decrease the risk of chronic disease.
The editorial, titled "Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
," and the media coverage it generated sparked immediate rebuttals.
The campaigners claim the rules are so tough that hundreds of vitamin and mineral supplements
will be swept from the health food shop shelves - and possibly thousands affected in the long run.
23, 1988 LANCET showing a similar modest gain in nonverbal intelligence-test scores for Welsh children receiving vitamin and mineral supplements
. He says data from his unpublished follow-up involving 169 Belgian students suggest that "what we're measuring are effects of poor diets on a child's ability to concentrate."
A systematic review of published studies found insufficient evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements
are effective for preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer or mortality from those diseases in healthy adults, according to an article published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
NEW YORK -- Vitamins and mineral supplements
still constitute one of the reliable performers in the over-the-counter universe.
Solution: Take liquid mineral supplements
and start to drink nettle teas.
Sales of mineral supplements
in the 12-week period ended March 18 totaled $461 million in supermarkets, drug stores and discount stores (excluding those operated by Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group Inc.