Vitamin Pills: Miracle Or Myth?
Monday, sbs, 8.30pm
There are whole chemist aisles dedicated to them, so it’s no wonder that the vitamin pill has recently come under a critical spotlight. There have been quite a few documentaries dedicated to the question of whether pill-popping these supplements is actually doing more harm than good, and now geneticist Dr Giles Yeo joins the debate. Worth billions worldwide and often unregulated, the ever-present vitamin pill certainly deserves a watchful eye. Adopting a deceptively simple approach, Yeo takes a look at who really needs vitamins by examining how they compare to what people consume in their everyday diet.