Quackery Exposed: Simple Spectrum Supplement
Simple Spectrum Supplement is a gummy vitamin with
After asking these questions, they private messaged me. I think they did not want our conversation to be for public view. That's what screen shots are for! I asked basic components of a research study.
They blocked me. I do not think they were amused. The "study" they linked me to was this:
It is not a real study report. There are many missing parts. Anyone who has been in college and has done research, can spot all the holes in this "report." When I challenged it, they blocked me.
They said they had appointed functional medicine doctors. Functional medicine is alternative medicine where they try to find the cause of a disease and use supplements to try to cure.
Here are the ingredients of this supplement and what they are supposed to do. No supplement is approved or evaluated by the FDA. Please keep that in mind.
Risks: diarrhea, vomiting , nausea, stomach pain, headaches, insomnia, higher blood pressure, lower blood sugar, higher triglyceride, and psychosis for those with bipolar disorder.
Choline helps with fat build up in the liver, athsma, and birth defects of the spine or brain (neurotube defects).
Risks: In adults they are sweating, a fishy body odor, gastrointestinal distress, diarrhea, and vomiting. In children, the risks are increased in severity.
stomach upset, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It can cause allergic skin rashes in some people. It also might lower blood pressure, so check your blood pressure carefully if you have very low blood pressure. THIS SHOULD NOT BE USED IN CHILDREN WITHOUT MEDICAL SUPERVISION.
Inisitol is a vitamin type substance found naturally in the body and in plants. It is used for type two diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome, depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, compulsive hair pulling, panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.
Risks: In adults nausea, headache, stomach pain, fatigue and dizziness. It is possibly safe in children.
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a chemical found in animals, humans and many plants. People use it to treat arthritis. There has not been enough research to determine its safety. They want to give this to children?
Folate (MTHR) is used for neurotube development during pregnancy. How many pregnant children do you know?
Risks: Nausea, gas, bloating, poor appetite, bad taste, insomnia, feeling depressed or overexcited.
N-acetyl cysteine is used by the body to make antioxidants. It is a prescription drug that is used for acetaminophen (tylonol) overdoses. It is also used for break up mucus in asthma sufferers. Some people use it as a supplement to protect the liver.
Risks: Side effects are upset stomach, diarrhea, fatigue and skin rash. Do not take if you have asthma or bleeding problems. It is not for children.
Risks: Bloating and intestinal gas. Not enough research for long term use and children.
Bioperine (Cardiotek) is used to prevent vitamin deficiency and treat vitamin deficiency. It is mostly used in anemic patients.
Risks: Bronchospasm,Difficulty Concentrating, A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise, A Skin Rash, A Sleep Disorder, Confusion, Decreased Appetite, Depression, Gas, Irritability, Itching, Nausea, Over Excitement, Skin Redness, Swelling Of The Abdomen and Taste Impairment (this is supposed to be given to children by these people?!)
All these are ingredients in this "safe supplement." Would you give this to your children? Now that you know what it is, I can guess the answer would be no.