Month: July 2015
What causes “expensive urine”? Vitamins or the Prescription drugs that deplete them?
Perhaps one of the biggest blanket statements against the nutraceutical/supplement movement is the claim that “vitamin and mineral supplements do nothing more than cause expensive urine”. This is a claim most of us have heard before and certainly for busy pharmacists, physicians and the public in general that may not have the time to fully […]
Pharmacy Sugary Drink Withdrawal and the New WHO Sugar Guidelines
In response to my decision to remove sugary drinks from my pharmacy in September of 2014, there seem to be the odd lingering claim that “…targeting the sale of one particular category is not going to have a significant impact [on obesity]”, and that “information – not restriction – is key.” While we agree with […]