The NIH’s Skeptical View on Supplements

Executive Summary

  • The NIH has some curious things to say about nutrient supplements.
  • This article explains why the NIH says what it does.

Introduction

Most of the budget of the NIH goes to approving grants that are designed to maximize the profits of pharmaceutical companies. There are strong financial connections between the NIH and the pharmaceutical industry. In this article, we review what the NIH says about nutrition supplements.

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