February 21, 2012

Blind Faith Across the Years


…By the vitamin C was as universal as breakfast cereal, no more special than the fish oil, vitamin E and calcium tablets that served as its bunkmates on the shelves at Costco. But there was a dark side to vitamin C...Though Pauling won the Nobel Price twice…his vitamin C campaign was branded as bad science by some. Clinical trials conducted by the Mayo Clinic concluded that vitamin C was no more effective in fighting cancer than the placebos used in the testing.

LA Times, by Steve Marble, 02/20/2012

Tags: Cancer, Pauling, Research, vitamin c, vitamin C not effective in fighting cancer

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