Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian

How safe is your supp?

Written By: Peggy Korody - Jul• 02•12

The FDA has found violations in almost half of all supplement facilities it has inspected so far!

“Underscoring the importance of the issue, some customers have suffered serious health problems linked to companies’ poor manufacturing practices.

In 2008 more than 200 people — including a 4-year-old — were poisoned by selenium after taking liquid multivitamin dietary supplements that were sold in health stores and by chiropractors, according to a medical paper published on the mass poisoning. The products, called Total Body Formula and Total Body Mega Formula, contained an average of 40,800 micrograms of selenium per serving instead of 200, according to the paper.”

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