Prime Time Living - Page 25 - Sources from page 12

Prime Time Living
- Page 25
Sources from page 12
mary care provider first.” In other words, be careful in whom you put your trust.

Another common misconception is that all the supplements we take work. Yet, every single supplement has this wording on the packaging: “These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.” Due to effective lobbying, this USD 59.76 billion industry is predicated on people believing these improve our health. If you ever take the time to access studies on whether these alternative and complementary medicines work, you’ll be shocked since most can’t be proved effective.

But … the world is huge, we’re flooded and overwhelmed with more information than we can possibly digest, let alone research every single statement to ensure it’s true, so we pick and choose what’s important to us. Be sure it comes from an honorable person, someone you can depend on to be reliable, someone with integrity. Next time, consider the source. •