From Publishers Weekly
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The only thing that could possibly make them wrong would be for them to admit it.
It is not bad to skim, but there is too much heated rhetoric to bother spending the time for a thorough read (which I found out the hard way).
It is contrary to accepted scientific thought that a substance that is essential in food would be deadly when put into a pill.
His publishers own review proves his intent to deceive. Siting the essential amino acid tryptophan as a dangerous treatment that the FDA banned for numerous deaths. Read morePublished on May 22, 2011 by Rodney Mansfield
Supplement means to supply a deficiency. Essential means absolutely necessary or indispensable.
Health Food Industry has made the Vitamins from supplements to essential... Read more
I'm going to give this a read just to see what he has to say. However, it's strange that the only healthy elderly people I know (people between say 75 and 95) eat a balanced diet,... Read morePublished on October 4, 2007 by James Marino
I have not read this book and I do not plan to. If I had followed the "medical model" I would be on a plethora of prescriptions now that would only serve to mask the symptoms,... Read morePublished on April 10, 2007 by Marjorie E. Miller
Stephen Barrett aka 'quackbuster' has an agenda against pretty much everything outside the established medical industry. Read morePublished on December 31, 2006 by openmindedUK
Dr Barrett could best be described as the red-neck, white supremacist of orthodox medicine. Don't understand it? Fear it? Read morePublished on August 29, 2006 by CathyVM
Here are Barrett's major points, (with my comments):1/the USDA Food Guide Pyramid is all you need. (Really, then why has the pyramid been changed so many times? Read morePublished on May 24, 2006 by .