The Weird Reason We Think Vitamins Are Good For Us (They're Not)

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  • Ayesha Mulla
    Ayesha Mulla День назад +1

    yo reSEARCH IS A M A Y Z n '

  • Ayesha Mulla
    Ayesha Mulla День назад +1


  • karsten69
    karsten69 4 дня назад

    I'm on prescription Vitamin D each winter.

  • Canine Broccoli
    Canine Broccoli 4 дня назад +1

    People just want to look smart or right, so they’ll twist the truth. Witch is why n one really needs things all the time.

  • alexei
    alexei 11 дней назад

    Lol except if you're me. My Vitamin D was taken and shit was in single digits. Shit I'm lucky if I don't get Rickets.

  • Techhh
    Techhh 13 дней назад

    2:45 LinusTechTips

  • JamIsAHuman
    JamIsAHuman 13 дней назад

    I have strep throat soooooo...... I think I need it........

  • YO tEnGo
    YO tEnGo 14 дней назад


  • Caron Torliak
    Caron Torliak 17 дней назад

    And heres the thing, unless you get vitamins prescribed to you by a physician, there is no reason for you to buy any sort of vitamin supplement.

  • Slimy the Lizard
    Slimy the Lizard 19 дней назад

    I ate a plate of uncooked vitamins for breakfast this morning... OOF.

  • Nickster
    Nickster 26 дней назад

    Doctor: What does your diet consist of?
    Me: Bacon
    Doctor: And?
    Me: I know what I said...
    Doctor *Gives bottle of pills* Ok first off, all of these!

    IN A FLASH 27 дней назад

    I went to Linus Pauling Middle School in Corvallis, Oregon.

  • Courtney Deatherage
    Courtney Deatherage 28 дней назад

    I love the format of these videos

  • nicolorau
    nicolorau 29 дней назад

    so, the tittle is wrong, but the info is accurate

  • Sizzle Zero
    Sizzle Zero 29 дней назад

    Change title Adam fixes everything.

  • Professor Moola Gaming
    Professor Moola Gaming 29 дней назад

    The thing is that many people don’t have perfect diets so they need the vitamin supplements to meet the daily doses.

  • ye ye
    ye ye 29 дней назад

    what about them vitamins gummy bears you got when you
    were 6

  • Jonathan Vlogs
    Jonathan Vlogs Месяц назад

    Craggy mate I’ve never heard of vitamin megadoses, but have you heard of Vegemite mate, I fucking love that shit.

  • DaleJrFan_62
    DaleJrFan_62 Месяц назад

    It seems like there's always the commercial on RU-clip where there's a guy listing off sorts of "super foods" that nobody has ever heard of.

  • Tris Hill
    Tris Hill Месяц назад

    My mom is anemic so she has to take iron pills or she can't donate blood. She's also type O so that's no fun.

  • LP Loves Pandas
    LP Loves Pandas Месяц назад

    Cause you know I’m bad I’m bad you know it

  • SueMe
    SueMe Месяц назад

    Them frames tho

  • Chris Kimball
    Chris Kimball Месяц назад

    What about stuff like Zipfizz.

  • Alex Nugent
    Alex Nugent Месяц назад +1

    Tune in next time when i reveal that snow givs you cancer

  • Mio Minato
    Mio Minato Месяц назад

    The question is as someone who solely dines on meat and chocolate.. Wouldn't vitamins be a benefit since they're not consuming vegetables or fruit at all?

  • Irish Hearts
    Irish Hearts Месяц назад

    Does Vit C boost your immune system though?

  • Simon Holmqvist
    Simon Holmqvist Месяц назад

    An underdose of Vitamin-D is quite common though.

  • Omega Useless
    Omega Useless Месяц назад

    This show makes me question my existence, and everything I know.

  • Arnold Hernandez
    Arnold Hernandez Месяц назад

    cats were not harmed during the production

  • Lemon delicious
    Lemon delicious Месяц назад

    Airborne tastes D to the I, S, G, U, S, T, I, N, G. DISGUSTING

  • Iains gaming channel
    Iains gaming channel Месяц назад


  • The original man
    The original man Месяц назад

    Vitamins can prevent you from getting colds.Who put this out? Big Pharma?

  • Tfowlis
    Tfowlis Месяц назад

    My mom still watches dr. oz even though I tell her that it's mainly a for profit thing. Idek what to do at this point lmao

  • Exantius E
    Exantius E Месяц назад

    At least in my country the only indication for vitamin supplements is deficiency, and the manufacturers are obliged to print in the bottles "Only for vitamin deficiency. Do not attempt to substitute balanced diet with vitamin supplements"... and people still buy them "because they're good for your health", even my father who is generally speaking a smart man. I don't get it

  • No One
    No One Месяц назад

    Well thats a relief. I give my daughter vitamin supplements every day.

  • L J
    L J Месяц назад +1

    *A Dam Con Over* here! 😐
    (sorry I’ll just exit now)

  • Guisadong Mista
    Guisadong Mista Месяц назад +14

    Why did I read this as “The Weird Reason We Think Vietnamese Are Good For Us”?

  • Blanket Owl
    Blanket Owl Месяц назад

    Wow! I never knew people actually believed that vitamin c cures cold

  • Aubrie Williams
    Aubrie Williams Месяц назад

    Joan Holloway’s Ex- Husband!

  • Ghostly
    Ghostly Месяц назад

    Huh, that’s why I always feel worse after I take medicine.

  • Oriana Shamoun
    Oriana Shamoun Месяц назад

    Okay..... He really does ruin everything 🙃

  • JayCzzzYa
    JayCzzzYa Месяц назад

    OK. I currently have the cold. What the heck should i take then?

  • FrameBuilder-MRD Light Steel Designer

    He had cancer and died 20 years after diagnosis. I thought this guy spoke the truth.
    2019 intravenous Vitamin C is big Cancer treatment administered by all cancer treatment facilities.

  • Aaron Devereaux
    Aaron Devereaux Месяц назад

    That doctor was hot

  • Not So BASIC
    Not So BASIC Месяц назад

    Linus medicine tips

  • Samantha Peters
    Samantha Peters Месяц назад

    What about calcium tablets?

  • Dragon kat
    Dragon kat 2 месяца назад

    *you can never have enough cats*

  • AllMighty Loaf
    AllMighty Loaf 2 месяца назад

    I once ate 18 oranges in 3 days because I had an obsession, I then got sick for 13 days

  • Elias Rahimi
    Elias Rahimi 2 месяца назад

    I’m a 11 year old doctor

  • King Escanor
    King Escanor 2 месяца назад

    That lab coat guy made me laugh my ass off.

  • Naya De la Justice
    Naya De la Justice 2 месяца назад

    He is right .for those who are in denial read vitamins biochemistry

  • The Cowboy
    The Cowboy 2 месяца назад

    Who actually takes vitamins to cure a cold, I always use soup and sleep.

  • Jorge Gómez
    Jorge Gómez 2 месяца назад

    The doctor is fucking hot.

  • TeddyTatorTots22 Yeeet
    TeddyTatorTots22 Yeeet 2 месяца назад

    Can’t believe this title was used in Coco

  • Harry Potter Slytherin
    Harry Potter Slytherin 2 месяца назад +1

    this is painful to watch because we pronounce vitamins differently in Australia

    • Douglas Catling
      Douglas Catling 8 дней назад

      I'm sorry? This might be a 'whoosh' moment, but I've never encountered a Brit-style pronunciation here. I've always said, and heard, vitamins pronounced the way it was in this show.

  • Doughnut’s Trucking&Aviation
    Doughnut’s Trucking&Aviation 2 месяца назад

    Where can I buy an Adam

  • Katie Angelopoulos
    Katie Angelopoulos 2 месяца назад

    I agree with most of this, but I think it's important to highlight that many people aren't getting enough vitamins in the high starch, high fat traditional american diet. Even drinking too much caffeine can cause mineral deficiencies. I personally started taking a one a day vitamin after finding Beau's lines (a symptom of zinc deficiency) on my nails. After a month, they were gone and my nails looked better than they had in years. A simple one a day supplement if you aren't loading up on fruits and vegetables (or if your obsessive about caffeine like me) may be a good thing.
    Megadoses of any vitamin, especially vitamin C, is totally unnecessary. The only time they should be taken is if you are legitimately deficient. Vitamin C is probably the easiest vitamin to acquire and almost no Americans are deficient in it.

  • kome360
    kome360 2 месяца назад

    I would like to know which vitamins I am deficient in.

  • Cookie Bite
    Cookie Bite 2 месяца назад

    that why i eat vaper rub

  • Nonood Whatever
    Nonood Whatever 2 месяца назад

    Thanks for telling...

    I ate too many viatmin C pills and ate too little sour fruit.

  • Grace Porter
    Grace Porter 2 месяца назад

    Cite your sources!!

  • flawlessduck
    flawlessduck 2 месяца назад

    2:48 didn't Maria curie won two separate nobel prides too ?

  • Vortex Zone
    Vortex Zone 2 месяца назад

    You think because of the placebo effect when they are testing a new medicine on someone they dont tell them what it does?

  • Cracker Boxy
    Cracker Boxy 2 месяца назад

    I take mineral and b complex supplements and occasional l-lysine but nowhere near the guidelines.

  • Eduardo Gouvea
    Eduardo Gouvea 2 месяца назад

    I hate u, i never knew about linus mistakes before u say so, linus big fan disapointed.

  • Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith 2 месяца назад

    Vitamin D is the only one I trust.

  • Zack Laine
    Zack Laine 2 месяца назад

    Worth mentioning that while large doses of Vitamin C won't do anything for a cold, taking more than your body is able to absorb acidifies urine and can be helpful in patients with repeat UTIs by making the urinary tract a less hospitable environment for bacteria to grow. So there is at least one situation where large doses of a vitamin have been proven to be helpful.

  • Patrick Hurley
    Patrick Hurley 2 месяца назад +2

    I had a Vitamin C overdose

  • Speedsters of Dc
    Speedsters of Dc 2 месяца назад

    ima try this at a cvs

  • UlithiumDragon
    UlithiumDragon 2 месяца назад

    Well thanks for ruining my placebo effect.

  • john clhugyugihjbvgbkj
    john clhugyugihjbvgbkj 2 месяца назад

    Follic Acid I hear is the only important one. I was born in the Middle East about 40 years ago when folic acid and more about spina bifida was being researched. And guess what disability I have? Agent Orange is another factor.

  • Njyll Lim
    Njyll Lim 2 месяца назад

    Vitamins are called trace elements

  • MsBorkbork
    MsBorkbork 2 месяца назад

    I wonder how much this applies to kids then? My healthy child has been recommended vitamin supplements by her pediatrician for no particilular reason. I've been wondering if that is medically sound based on news like this. Idk

  • Nachbi Pierre
    Nachbi Pierre 2 месяца назад

    Like someone said, "Too much of one thing is harmful."

  • Feverer
    Feverer 2 месяца назад

    3:21 Sounds like Jilly juice 🤔

  • Me_Dork
    Me_Dork 2 месяца назад


  • Meow Cat
    Meow Cat 2 месяца назад +1

    Short fat jewish soyboy.

  • Justin Buergi
    Justin Buergi 2 месяца назад

    I eat terribly so I’m gonna keep taking my multivitamin

  • Rainy seasons
    Rainy seasons 2 месяца назад

    What if you live in Alaska where the sun never shines? :,(

  • Ultrus
    Ultrus 2 месяца назад

    Adam looks like someone you should take health advice from.

  • Heidi Bueckert
    Heidi Bueckert 2 месяца назад

    I have five cats....... ooops :)

  • Rose Mclnerney
    Rose Mclnerney 3 месяца назад

    I got 7.cats and want more im.addicted

  • FrizyBoi_XD
    FrizyBoi_XD 3 месяца назад

    It’s true even study’s show that vitamin overdose can be bad for plants causing root and leaf burn

  • The Insect Youtuber
    The Insect Youtuber 3 месяца назад

    It just shows how stupid the Americans are, even there smartest scientist went nuts!

  • Heavy Object
    Heavy Object 3 месяца назад

    Just saying Adams you have to say that that is only in America in Australia that would actually be illegal for them to say that all is good for you when it does shit all

  • Mr. Spaghetti
    Mr. Spaghetti 3 месяца назад

    Tune in next week for,
    Medicine is bad for you! Honestly that’s what might as well happen. I’m not trying to sound like an asshole it’s a joke.

  • Scrim
    Scrim 3 месяца назад

    American's never really believed it would "cure colds" more of just itll make you "feel better" drinking orange juice if you're sick will make you feel better because vitamin D. It was a placebo that most parents will tell kids.

  • Franken gummy
    Franken gummy 3 месяца назад

    But you still need vitamins. Not too much just some.

  • Here2b LOVE
    Here2b LOVE 3 месяца назад

    I dont care what adam, studies, or pharmaceutical companies have to say. I had developed allergies one year dealt with it for months, took ester C tablets daily for a month straight and allergies gone never to return even 3 yrs later. Did the same for my daughter who suffered allergies for a few years and same results. Mechanic had gotten a bad cold so i directed him to buy emergen C, a few days later i received a call from him just to thank me since he had felt much better and fast too. That being said this series is interesting but very misleading ive noticed with a couple of videos. Why dont you debunk these studies that you rely on for all these facts next cause most of those are a bunch of crap too.

  • Spicy Burrito
    Spicy Burrito 3 месяца назад

    You're right, you can have too many cats. But you can never have too many puppies.

  • belltully1yahoocom
    belltully1yahoocom 3 месяца назад

    It's a preventative measure but not a cure.

  • Queen Molly
    Queen Molly 3 месяца назад

    "Who gave you a medical license?"
    Best line

  • Mind YourOwn
    Mind YourOwn 3 месяца назад

    Most of the foods we eat today lack proper nutrients from over processing, thus and many people today have multiple vitamin deficiencies and are unaware of this truth. Therefore many people unnecessarily end up ill/sick or with a health condition that could avoid by getting the vitamins they lack. There's also a lot of chemicals (do the research) we are exposed to on a daily basis that block our bodies abilities to properly absorb the nutrients we need thus the same issue with various health conditions and illnesses. It would benefit most people to simply take a good multi vitamin supplement a day if nothing else. Vitamin C helps boost your body's immune system. Your immune system is your body's defense against disease. Truth should be told in entirety.

  • Daniel A Samuelson
    Daniel A Samuelson 3 месяца назад

    Adam, RE: cats, you should look at Cat House on the Kings. It's totally worth it for some people to load up on cats.

  • 3oF / Tpelaaja
    3oF / Tpelaaja 3 месяца назад

    In Finland, you need VITAMINS in Winter because we don't have so much sun

  • Donna Tate
    Donna Tate 3 месяца назад

    hey Adam thanx for ruining the myth of vitamins but did you have to go there with Michael Jackson stab?😔

  • I draw stuff
    I draw stuff 3 месяца назад

    But what if I have midterms all week, my only good day will be Tuesday because the show will be on. Boom

  • likira111
    likira111 3 месяца назад

    But certain diets (like vegetarianism and veganism) are suspectible to a lack of vitamin B12?

  • Ben Frank
    Ben Frank 3 месяца назад

    What if you have MS and so vitamin D is typically low for you?

  • Andrew Hicks
    Andrew Hicks 3 месяца назад

    Vitamins can help in some circumstances