NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 2011
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(Chicago: Robert Bazell) Research showing a higher death rate among women who take supplements, including multi-vitamins, examined; details given about the 19-year study of older women; statement from the Council for Responsible Nutrition quoted. [University of Minnesota School of Public Health Dr. Jaakko MURSU-says we don’t know what is the reason.] [Supplement user Nancy GRIPPO- says we don’t get the nutrition we need from the foods we eat.] [UH Case Medical Center Lisa CIMPERMAN- says vitamin deficiencies are relatively rare in the US.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio interview held with NBC Universal chief medical officer Dr. Tanya Benenson about women and supplements. [BENENSON – notes the problem starts when you get into excessive mega-doses of things you’re not deficient; says you have to be careful of metals.]
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