10 min

Episode 93: The Alternative: Vitamins The EMJ Podcast: Insights For Healthcare Professionals

    • Education

This week, Jonathan broaches a controversial topic: Do vitamins and supplements actually improve our health, or are they a waste of our money? From Vitamin A to Vitamin Z, Dr Sackier explores the perceived health benefits of supplements, why our modern diet has transcended deficiency diseases, and how improving the evidence provided by regulatory bodies could help to justify the billions of dollars that half of all Americans spend on these substances.

This week, Jonathan broaches a controversial topic: Do vitamins and supplements actually improve our health, or are they a waste of our money? From Vitamin A to Vitamin Z, Dr Sackier explores the perceived health benefits of supplements, why our modern diet has transcended deficiency diseases, and how improving the evidence provided by regulatory bodies could help to justify the billions of dollars that half of all Americans spend on these substances.

10 min

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