Are we partly to blame for the rise in supplement use?

Recently I was standing in a long line at the supermarket checkout. Boring to say the least. 

So I wandered over to the enormous supplements aisle to see what the latest ‘natural’ wonders for health were.

A bottle of garlic pills caught my eye. The label claimed the pills (take one tds) “may” help you get rid of your cold and runny nose — and all for just $12.

‘May’, now that’s a powerful word. Those three little letters are seemingly all that’s needed for the supplements industry to be