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Cole D. Pruitt
Almost one billion of us take a regular dietary supplement, mainly vitamin tablets. Vitamins are enthusiastically endorsed by celebrities, and vitamin-fortified foods line our supermarket shelves. But how safe are these products? Is it true that vitamins are "natural" and therefore can't do you any harm? How are they regulated, and how can parents make the right choices for their children's health. These surprisingly urgent questions are investigated by scientist Dr Derek Muller in Vitamania, the latest documentary made by Emmy Award-winning Australian filmmakers, Genepool Productions.Written by
...by that I mean people 25 and under. For those my age (which is a lot older) there wasn't much new in it. The dangers of excessive Vitamin D were the only thing of interest for me.
The program could have been good but it's too long and filled out with superfluous musical skits and cartoons. It needs hard editing to bring it back to 60 minutes. The background music was distracting and pointless. Why have background music at all?
Several times I was on the verge of giving it away but soldiered on thinking it might improve. It didn't.
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