Health Hazards of Vitamin Supplements
- By Bahram Maskanian
Mother Nature in her infinite wisdom has already put in place many truly magnificent an astonishing self-sustaining life supporting systems for growing, nurturing and promoting evolution of life and all it contains therein. Problems begin when the corporate criminal goons in pursuit of plundering trillions of dollars, mass population control and dumbing down the public, begin to medal in the finely tuned natural laws and rhythms.
According to many studies in U.S. over 90% of Americans are completely clueless of what is good healthy diet and what is not, the very same ignorant majority is easily fooled at the sight of fraudulent and phony labels on many unhealthy products stating: “MADE FROM ALL ‘NATURAL’ INGREDIENTS”. Arsenic, mercury, lead, ionizing radiation and much more highly hazardous materials are also natural, but that doesn’t mean we should add them to our foods and eat them..!
The truth is that Vitamin Supplements are far from safe, or risk-free, more than 6,300 reports of serious adverse events associated with dietary supplements were reported to the FDA in 2014. The reports described more than 10,300 serious outcomes, including 115 deaths and 2,100 hospitalizations.
Here are a few good indisputable reasons why all vitamins supplements are no good and hazardous to your health. Unlike the popularly myth and misconception, vitamins are not extracted from naturally found healthy ingredients in nature. For example, suppose a fruit contains XZ vitamin that is a good boner drug..! The greedy criminal nation-less pharmaceutical corporation’s bosses are not going to spend money to buy, or grow that fruit and extract XZ from it, instead they will synthesize the chemical blocks of the XZ and then began mixing artificial man-made dangerous chemicals with many harmful side-effects until they closely match the atomic structure of the XZ element in the laboratory for the production of boner drugs, which will costs pennies to manufacture and is sold at 1000s of percent markups. The vitamin supplement manufacturers follow the exact same procedures.
I know what you thinking, if is an exact, or close match why is it not good..? You see, the cells in our bodies are constantly sending out and receiving chemical and electric signals in order to communicate, plan and carryout their responsibilities. All naturally grown live microscopic elements have a built-in intelligence, capable of communicating with each other and know exactly where in our body they should go and what they should be doing, etc. However, the artificially synthesized elements obviously will not and could not communicate because they are dummies, not alive. When in our body, at the genetic level we come in contact with artificially synthesized vitamins after a close examination and receiving no signals, our body will quickly dispose of the dummy elements. But in route out of our body, the harmful side-effects of the artificially synthesized vitamins will damage our vital organs..!
Picture this, imagine your are at a clothing store and you see a nice outfit you like to try on, on a human like mannequin, whom are you going ask for the outfit, from the mannequin, dummy, or a live sales person..?
Did you know our own digestive track can and will produce all the minerals and vitamins our body needs, provided of course, if we stay away from all forms of alcohol, sodas, all wheat products: breads, cereal, pasta, coffee, sugar, any and all things coming out of box, or container, anything with artificial sweeteners, or fat-free, sugar-free crap, and generally keep away from processed foods and fruit juices and soft drinks. Avoid dairy products, fish, all fish contain high levels of mercury, also using supplements for body-building, weight loss and sexual help, are extremely bad ideas.
Seasonal, local and fresh preferably real organic fruits and vegetables, if not available, add a cup of white vinegar to water, soak vegetables, allow 30 minutes, rinse and enjoy your fresh greens and fruits, plus healthy proteins, such as: meats, nuts, eggs etc., maximum daily intake of meat should not exceed more than 5 ounce (140 grams) per day, should be important part of our daily diet, we will never need any vitamins supplements of any kind.
Calcium is a good example for understanding the difference between artificial verses natural element. Many long-term studies have shown that Calcium taken in form of vitamin supplement will harm your heart and kill you. On the other hand, Calcium obtained naturally by enjoying fruits and vegetables does exact the opposite and strengthens your heart and prolongs your life.
Following time honored practices of the criminal nation-less pharmaceutical corporations
Many "natural" food supplements contain an awesome list of synthetic fillers. In general, the more filler, the cheaper the supplement. If it's in a tablet, the chances are close to 100% that some type of harmful filler will be found in the tablet. With some exceptions, pure substances such as vitamin, mineral chelates, herbs or amino acids do not possess the necessary characteristics which allow them to be compressed directly without the addition of binders, lubricants, diluents, disintegrators, coloring and flavoring agents.
The larger the tablet, the more it requires the use of binders, substances that give cohesive qualities to powdered materials; in other words, they hold the ingredients together for tablet formulation. A common binder is cellulose. Smaller tablets may be manufactured using the cellulose derivatives (ethyl, methyl) as binders.
Time release tablets are perhaps the most worrisome. For example, the release of 1000 mg. of Vitamin C over a period of 6 hours may require the addition of 400 mg. of hydrogenated oil (plastic butter) to the tablet. The addition of more oil prolongs the release, while the use of less allows quicker disintegration.
Supplements in a vegetable-based capsule, powder or liquid form do not have such requirements and are far less likely to contain toxic additives. If you are a strict vegetarian, beware of gelatin-encapsulated supplements. Gelatin used in the manufacture of capsules is derived from collagenous beef (bovine) or pork (porcine/swine) material.
Although it is true that most healthy people will have no obvious side effects from ingesting the small amount of toxins found in cheap vitamins, the long term consequences of continuous, daily intakes are potentially dangerous. Over 7% of the population displays sensitivity to these chemicals which, for the most part, do not elicit immediate allergic reactions in the average healthy person. Allergic reactions can affect any organ system in the body including the brain which often displays symptoms such as fatigue, memory loss, depression, anxiety, hallucinations and insomnia.
Today, the most commonly used excipients in drugs, vitamin, mineral and other tableted items are listed below:
From "1992 Excipient Usage In Marketed Drugs, USA"
Silicon DioxideTitanium Dioxide
Sodium Starch Glycolate
Hydroxy Propyl Methylcellulose
Hydroxy Propyl Cellulose
The following is just a partial list of what to watch out for in purchasing nutritional supplements for you and your family:
PROPYLENE GLYCOL - is a well-known anti-freeze used in products such as windshield washer fluid. It is also the major ingredient in brake and hydraulic fluid. It can be a strong skin irritant with frequent use in cosmetics, shampoos and medicinal lotions. Propylene glycol has been documented to cause liver abnormalities and kidney damage.
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (SLS) and SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE (SLES) - are used in shampoos for their detergent and foam-building abilities. They are found in garage floor cleaners, engine degreasers and car wash soaps. They are one of the most harmful ingredients found in personal-care products like shampoos. Studies show that these additives react with the ingredients of food supplements or cosmetics to form carcinogenic nitrates and dioxins, all of which may enter the circulation with each shampooing or oral ingestion. SLS can be retained in the liver, heart, eyes, kidneys and muscles for periods of several years after use and have been reported to cause eye irritations, skin rashes, hair loss, dandruff and allergic reactions.
Other potentially hazardous substances found as fillers in vitamin and mineral supplements are SODIUM BENZOATE, BHT, BHA, TARTRAZINE, LACTOSE, PEANUT OIL, HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OIL, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, POLYSORBATE 80, MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, RED DYE NO. 33 and 40, ETHYL CELLULOSE, SORBIC ACID, FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL and CORNSTARCH.
Well respected researcher, Dr. David Horrobin, describes BHT, BHA, tartrazine and other coloring materials as "...inhibitors of the conversion of essential fatty acids to prostaglandins or are chemically related to such known inhibitors."
Al Czap reports that there may be long term hazardous effects of taking such chemicals on a regular basis in vitamin and mineral supplements including coronary artery disease. BHT, BHA, chlorinated pesticides such as DDT, plasticizers, aromatics, as well as some alkanes (saturated hydrocarbons such as paraffin or wax) have been found deposited in the plaque of individuals suffering from coronary artery disease. People who use large numbers of vitamin and mineral tablets may actually be contributing to the diseases they are attempting to prevent.