Vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet

Tweet from TGA 20/02/2020

In response to Victorian Government, Better Health Channel, article, ‘Vitamin and mineral supplements‘.

See also the excellent film ‘Vitamania‘.

Next, the TGA needs to expand the Heading of Section 25 of the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code (No.2) 2018 to: ‘Vitamins, Minerals and other supplements’ and the text to: ‘Vitamins, Minerals, Fish oil and other supplements are no substitute for a healthy diet. Speak to your health professional before starting any new treatment, including supplements.’

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About Dr Ken Harvey

Public Health Physician, Medical activitist
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