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Thursday, April 29, 2010

This HAS to be a spoof...

I left off the names of the Editorial Review Board Doctors just in case it isn't.
Teehee..so FUN! Thank you L.!

Oh what the Hell, In for a penny, in for a pound! Here they are...

Editorial Review Board:

Ralph K. Campbell, M.D. (USA)
Carolyn Dean, M.D., N.D. (Canada)
Damien Downing, M.D. (United Kingdom)
Michael Gonzalez, D.Sc., Ph.D. (Puerto Rico)
Steve Hickey, Ph.D. (United Kingdom)
James A. Jackson, PhD (USA)
Bo H. Jonsson, MD, Ph.D (Sweden)
Thomas Levy, M.D., J.D. (USA)
Jorge R. Miranda-Massari, Pharm.D. (Puerto Rico)
Erik Paterson, M.D. (Canada)
Gert E. Shuitemaker, Ph.D. (Netherlands) <--- that one looks a little suspicious.. Andrew W. Saul, Ph.D. (USA), Editor and contact person. Email: omns@orthomolecular.org ----------------------------------- THE ARTICLE:

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, April 29, 2010

Multivitamins Dangerous?
Latest News from the World Headquarters Of Pharmaceutical Politicians, Educators and Reporters

(OMNS, Apr 29, 2010) The following purports to be a transcript of a recent meeting at the World Headquarters Of Pharmaceutical Politicians, Educators and Reporters [WHOPPER]:

"All right, all right! Please come to order, ladies and gentlemen. We know how excited you all are over the recent flood of anti-vitamin news coverage. But please have a seat! Thank you.

"First of all, congratulations on a job well done. We now have the public totally flummoxed about vitamins. We have persuaded the media that high doses of supplements are dangerous, and that low doses are also dangerous. We have scared the people away from taking any nutrients at all. Why, we have even sold the idea to the press that a once-daily multivitamin is dangerous. Nice work, everyone!

"Funny thing about multivitamin supplements: if you look at each individual nutrient in a multivitamin, it is of course good for you. Thousands upon thousands of research studies confirm the body's absolute need for each and every vitamin. So, we urge people to eat a "balanced diet" to get all their various vitamins from food . . . while simultaneously convincing them that a balanced multivitamin supplement is bad! Essential vitamins from foods are good; essential vitamins from pills are not. Then, truly a stroke of marketing genius, we push processed foods devoid of vitamins, advertising day and night.

"We hardly have to spell it out, now do we? The fewer nutrients people consume, the more sick they will become. The more illness, the more drugs the public will have to take. After all, if vitamin therapy is "dangerous," what's left? Us, that's who. Our pharmaceutical plants running 24/7 can produce millions of pills a day, for pennies apiece, to retail at ten dollars per tablet. Ching-ching!

"Even better, the government will pay for it all. "National health care," as you already know is really "national pharmaceutical insurance." The Feds will pay all right. After all, we sold them on the flu vaccine, didn't we? Even when it was shown that the vaccine was worthless at best? (1)

"You can see other ways that the Feds listen to us. We have set it up so that Food Stamps cannot be used to buy vitamins. (2) A bag of cookies or a box of donuts, yes. But not vitamins. The ban includes supplemental vitamin D, which is widely known to prevent bone diseases in children and the elderly, and to prevent lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and a dozen other cancers. (3)

"Is it just me, or have you noticed how hot it is in here? Well, at any rate, you have all done one Hell of a nice job. Our Boss is proud of you."

References:

(1) http://orthomolecular.org/resources/omns/v04n17.shtml


(2) http://www.fns.usda.gov/SNAP/faqs.htm#10

, section 10.

(3) http://orthomolecular.org/resources/omns/v04n11.shtml

and http://orthomolecular.org/resources/omns/v06n10.shtml


Nutritional Medicine is Orthomolecular Medicine

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3 comments:

  1. HA!!!!! (vitamin thing)
    ...but the mocking at the tea party. I really don't know how people can actually go out and bully other people..that is what it is a bully that hasn't grown up. HOW do you treat another human being like that?

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  3. I don't understand it either, PJ. Some of the oddest behavior comes from a lack of proper rearing, and lack of a good education. The people in the United States have seen both erode to the point that these events become commonplace.

    And the excuse making for big business on the airwaves, from citizens who will be paying with real money for the scheming and screw ups of the Oil industry for instance. Where did they get educated? Who taught them that it didn't come out of the public pocket book? Duh!

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