Insight: Season 2019 Episode 4
Vitamins & Supplements

News and Current Affairs
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Vitamins & Supplements
52m

More and more of us are turning to vitamins and dietary supplements to treat specific ailments, or boost overall health and wellness. The industry has doubled over the last 10 years – we’re now spending more money on complementary medicines than we do on prescription ones, an estimated $4.9bn each yeah. But while some medical professionals say they work to treat ailments and deficiencies, or boost overall health and wellness, others say the scientific evidence isn’t there, and warn we could be wasting money and risking our health. . Supervising Producer: Erin Reimer Producer: Amanda Xiberras Associate Producer: Nicola McCaskill

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