Snake-Oil? The Scientific Evidence for Various Health Supplements

Trying to lead a healthier lifestyle?  This data visualization can help you filter-out the marketing hype to help you find the vitamins, minerals and herbs that deliver tangible benefits … versus those that serve only as a "Guaranteed Genuine Placebo".

This is an updated interactive model of the most current research data.

It is interesting because of the health research itself … and also because models, like this, have far-reaching applications.  It comes from the site Information is Beautiful.

Click on the picture to play with the interactive version.


110512 Snake Oil

Kind of cool. 

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  2. I personal use alot of vitamin during the winter months and feel it’s
    has a big impact on my energy levels… I would’nt say that is snake oil…

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