Contaminated dietary supplements are harmful - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/3/10

Contaminated dietary supplements are harmful

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By Karin McCay| email

Dietary supplements sold in the U.S. are often contaminated and may cause serious health problems. That comes today from consumer reports which says only a third of the more than 54 thousand dietary supplements on record have been proven safe.

Consumer reports suggests these 12 supplement ingredients could be the most dangerous. Here is a list of dangerous supplements:bitter orangechaparral, colloidal silvercoltsfoot, comfreycountry mallow, germaniumgreater celandine, kavalobelia, yohimbe. Use of any of these may cause serious health problems like cancer, heart trouble, liver or kidney damage.

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