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Vitamins and "Health" Foods: The Great American Hustle.

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By Herbert Victor, Barrett Stephen. . 187 pages. George F. Stickley Co., Philadelphia: , 1981.. $11.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(2):263. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-96-2-263_2
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A comprehensive examination of the vitamin and health food industry. The authors show the ways in which health faddists and quacks dupe the public with their spurious claims, the deceptions and fallacies those claims contain, and the limited jurisdiction both the law and the FDA have over questionable practices and products.


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