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Denver Buchanan 03-05-2010 11:01 AM

Supplement Infographic
Ran across this at InformationisBeautiful.net... Pretty cool.


Tony Ferous 03-05-2010 09:21 PM

Nice graphic.
Surprising that magnesium is at the bottom of the pile...

Wayne Riddle 03-06-2010 02:45 AM

Site link

Magnesium being low reflects it either doesn't live up to the hype or just a lack of studies that met the authors criteria.

Steven Low 03-06-2010 04:25 AM

All of the bubbles are for different specific things.

So if relaxation/sleep wasn't specifically looked at for magnesium then it wouldn't be listed as such.

And there is no category for sleep so... yeah.

Garrett Smith 03-06-2010 06:04 AM

What a pile of crap.

"Google hits" + scientific evidence + likely that the authors have never worked with anybody health-wise with the compounds nor know when/if a certain supplement is warranted = garbage.

Thanks for sharing, though. JMO.

Denver Buchanan 03-06-2010 03:23 PM

You're right. Any type of meta-analysis like this is going to have it's flaws.

And the authors don't work in the health field, that's true. Of course, that could be considered a good thing, as they're probably not biased toward any particular supplement(s).

Garrett Smith 03-06-2010 03:37 PM

I'm straining to figure out what a layperson is supposed to gain from this, actually.

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