You might think the answer to this question is easy–“Of course I do. It says right here on the bottle–‘Vitamin C’.”
It turns out, it may not be that simple. There is increasing evidence that what you think you are taking may or may not be in the bottle. And, when it is in there, the dosage may not match the label–sometimes by a long shot.
This is the subject of a new documentary, “Frontline: Supplements and Safety,” co-produced by PBS Frontline, The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It aired in January, but you can still watch it here. [Read more…]