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Reply #26: No. "excessive" is that which harms you. Big Pharma. Big Vita. Big Bucks. [View All]

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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-16-11 09:00 PM
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26. No. "excessive" is that which harms you. Big Pharma. Big Vita. Big Bucks.
Yes, it is so awful when media points out that some things (even promoted by Big Vita) can hurt you. Or is it only when they point some some things from Big Pharma?

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  -Recent media attacks on all kinds of vitamins Sarah Ibarruri  Oct-16-11 09:44 AM   #0 
  - Thanks for posting... Big Pharma is so greedy...  midnight   Oct-16-11 09:46 AM   #1 
  - Thank you. Let others know the huge attack on vitamins by big pharma is up to. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-16-11 09:48 AM   #2 
  - But big supplement is only in it to help people, right?  trotsky   Oct-16-11 10:11 AM   #8 
  - Ummm....  GoCubsGo   Oct-16-11 10:17 AM   #10 
     - Shhh!  trotsky   Oct-16-11 10:25 AM   #11 
  - +1 Big Pharma indeed  BuddhaGirl   Oct-16-11 02:45 PM   #19 
  - +1 GO BIG SUPPLEMENT!  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 09:41 PM   #29 
     - lame, but  BuddhaGirl   Oct-17-11 10:34 AM   #40 
        - It's your boat.  HuckleB   Oct-17-11 12:20 PM   #43 
           - naw, it's your boat  BuddhaGirl   Oct-17-11 12:36 PM   #46 
              - I'm not the one blindly cheering on BIG SUPPLEMENT!  HuckleB   Oct-17-11 02:03 PM   #57 
                 - try again  BuddhaGirl   Oct-17-11 05:01 PM   #62 
                    - I'm simply stating exactly what you do.  HuckleB   Oct-17-11 07:17 PM   #63 
                       - nope, try again  BuddhaGirl   Oct-17-11 09:37 PM   #66 
                          - As usual, you make a claim that falls and crashes in the face of evidence.  HuckleB   Oct-17-11 10:48 PM   #67 
                             - it's your prerogative to believe  BuddhaGirl   Oct-18-11 10:21 AM   #68 
                                - I'm going with the evidence.  HuckleB   Oct-18-11 02:29 PM   #69 
  - It may be. But so is 'Natural News'.  LeftishBrit   Oct-17-11 04:24 PM   #61 
     - I gotta jump in here before I finish reading this thread.  astral   Nov-17-11 11:25 PM   #88 
        - First of all, I am not Trotsky! We don't even live in the same country.  LeftishBrit   Nov-21-11 11:03 AM   #92 
           - Specifics about "NaturalNews" have been given to that poster over and over again.  HuckleB   Nov-21-11 12:37 PM   #94 
  - I hate the AMA - n/t  lbrtbell   Oct-16-11 09:51 AM   #3 
  - cant have people trying to keep themselves healthy when  leftyohiolib   Oct-16-11 09:51 AM   #4 
  - Indeed, when you could instead pay $200 for Big Vita supported pills!  uppityperson   Oct-16-11 10:16 PM   #31 
  - Huh?  GoCubsGo   Oct-16-11 10:02 AM   #5 
  - Shhh!  trotsky   Oct-16-11 10:12 AM   #9 
  - They're also pointing out that, for most people, few to no supplements are necessary.  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 11:33 AM   #17 
  - "Excessive" meaning whatever the FDA decides? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-16-11 07:30 PM   #23 
     - No. "excessive" is that which harms you. Big Pharma. Big Vita. Big Bucks.  uppityperson   Oct-16-11 09:00 PM   #26 
        - Codex is brought to you by big pharma, and the 'news' that vitamins are bad, is brought by them nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-16-11 09:10 PM   #27 
           - Codex is meaningless.  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 09:40 PM   # 
           - Codex is meaningless.  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 09:40 PM   #28 
           - we "knew" vitamins could be toxic back when I was a kid, thank you uncle Dr  uppityperson   Oct-16-11 10:14 PM   #30 
  - I heard some  femrap   Oct-16-11 10:04 AM   #6 
  - I agree. Vitamin C is something I can't do without. I wound super easy unless  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-16-11 07:27 PM   #22 
     - Fine. Vitamin C is a common chemical. It's available at low cost  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 07:28 PM   #65 
  - NaturalNews? HAHAHAHAHA!!! That site is woo central.  Odin2005   Oct-16-11 10:06 AM   #7 
  - The vitamin industry is big business, too -- and sometimes, the same as big pharm itself.  wakemewhenitsover   Oct-16-11 10:32 AM   #12 
  - Big Pharma - Big Vita - Big Bucks.  MineralMan   Oct-16-11 11:09 AM   #13 
  - Natural News - If you didn't click the link, see what you missed:  MineralMan   Oct-16-11 11:18 AM   #14 
  - Ads is not the reason I posted this. Even DU has GOP ads, but we're not GOP.  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-16-11 07:17 PM   #21 
  - Are you not aware that "Naturalnews" is a scam site?  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 10:46 PM   #33 
  - I read Natural News every day. It's an honest site with a lot of information.  astral   Oct-20-11 01:23 AM   #70 
     - It's a dishonest site, aimed at misinforming and disinforming.  HuckleB   Oct-20-11 04:53 AM   #71 
     - More on this despicable web site.  HuckleB   Oct-20-11 12:02 PM   #72 
     - See, I forgot I had already replied to this topic... )  astral   Nov-17-11 11:37 PM   #89 
        - The poster who put up this OP, put up the same OP several times.  HuckleB   Nov-21-11 12:31 PM   #93 
  - Why do you suppose I'm not familiar with the codex you describe?  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 07:44 AM   #38 
  - Because there's a massive push to get Codex approved. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-17-11 11:35 AM   #41 
     - Approved? It's already approved, by the international body that  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 12:37 PM   #47 
  - Christ. At least use the full term.  Codeine   Oct-17-11 01:30 PM   #54 
     - Took me a bit of research to figure out why I should trust a book of statutes or codes  uppityperson   Oct-17-11 03:42 PM   #60 
  - FIVE GALLONS OF COLLOIDAL SILVER?!  Codeine   Oct-17-11 01:23 PM   #51 
     - You, too, can turn blue!  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 01:41 PM   #56 
        - The blue guy was NOT taking colloidal silver.  Manifestor_of_Light   Nov-03-11 10:09 PM   #87 
  - where will it all end?  Peggy Day   Oct-16-11 11:22 AM   #15 
  - Who needs government?  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 11:50 AM   #18 
  - the attacks by Big Pharma won't end as long as  BuddhaGirl   Oct-16-11 03:01 PM   #20 
  - Damn them for regulating food. EVERYONE should be able to buy contaminated food if they want!  uppityperson   Oct-16-11 10:20 PM   #32 
  - Let's just let Monsanto produce for EVERYONE-use monoculture and GMO food  Peggy Day   Oct-17-11 12:56 AM   #34 
     - That's a lovely red herring you've offered up. n/t  laconicsax   Oct-17-11 12:56 AM   #35 
     - Listeria laced cantaloupe and milk contaminated with polio, coming right up  uppityperson   Oct-17-11 01:16 AM   #36 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-17-11 01:28 PM   #53 
  - No restriction of food like happened here....? Jensen Farms is a good example of why we have limits.  uppityperson   Oct-20-11 12:13 PM   #73 
  - It's horrible when the media reports the actual science (FINALLY)!  HuckleB   Oct-16-11 11:31 AM   #16 
  - Naturalnews. LOL...nt  SidDithers   Oct-16-11 08:08 PM   #24 
  - Are you in favor of Codex? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-16-11 08:11 PM   #25 
     - I'm absolutely in favour of Codex....  SidDithers   Oct-17-11 07:07 AM   #37 
     - Here are the facts about Codex Alimentarium  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 08:19 AM   #39 
        - Nice. So you're willing to let the DOCTORS do the prescribing of your vitamins, right?  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-17-11 12:12 PM   #42 
           - Ahhh, I think I see the problem...  SidDithers   Oct-17-11 12:24 PM   #44 
           - No. I'm not misinformed. I want the FDA's hands off my supplements. They've done enough damage nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-17-11 12:31 PM   #45 
              - How about documenting that damage for us with regard to  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 12:45 PM   #49 
                 - There's plenty of documentation with regard to drugs. FDA and doctors out of my supplements! nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Oct-17-11 01:24 PM   #52 
                    - I see that you cannot fulfill my request for documentation of  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 01:40 PM   #55 
                    - Get scams out of health care.  HuckleB   Oct-17-11 02:34 PM   #58 
           - There's nothing in the Codex about requiring prescriptions.  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 12:40 PM   #48 
           - Where does it say anything in the Codex Alimentarium about doctors prescribing vitamins?  uppityperson   Oct-17-11 03:39 PM   #59 
              - It doesn't. There's nothing in it about that.  MineralMan   Oct-17-11 07:25 PM   #64 
  - Natural News. What a fucking joke. nt  Codeine   Oct-17-11 01:22 PM   #50 
  - Come up with one specific thing Natural News posts that is untrue. Just one.  astral   Oct-31-11 08:57 PM   #74 
     - That baking soda is an effective treatment for cancer.  LeftishBrit   Nov-02-11 07:42 AM   #75 
     - They don't really say that  Dorian Gray   Nov-02-11 08:50 AM   #76 
        - Are you going to defend this?  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 09:01 AM   #77 
        - I think Dorian was expressing a degree of disbelief, not defending NaturalNews  LeftishBrit   Nov-02-11 12:48 PM   #82 
           - Ah, I see. Got it. -eom-  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 02:20 PM   #84 
        - My apologies.  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 02:20 PM   #85 
           - No worries  Dorian Gray   Nov-02-11 09:00 PM   #86 
              - Well, can't it be verified whether this is true or false?  astral   Nov-18-11 12:08 AM   #90 
                 - If you want to fight together, then you have to choose to go with science.  HuckleB   Nov-21-11 12:39 PM   #95 
     - Here's another:  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 09:04 AM   #78 
     - And another:  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 09:08 AM   #79 
     - And are you saying the article in OP is accurate?  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 09:08 AM   #80 
     - And then there's the ugliness spewed at the site after Gabriel GIffords was shot.  HuckleB   Nov-02-11 09:11 AM   #81 
     - Also, their vile political comments about healthcare  LeftishBrit   Nov-02-11 12:55 PM   #83 
  - confusing  vidalarosa   Nov-18-11 04:25 AM   #91 

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