Post # 1
This guy that I’m “friends” with on facebook is constantly posting about ViSalus. I guess it’s some kind of weightloss/nutritiononal product that he’s selling. I’m in the “you should get your nutrients from food” camp, so there’s no way I’m actually going to purchase this product. I probably should just block the guy, but I admit that I’m intrigued by the responses asking him to send more information. Seriously, people?
Does anyone know anything about this product? And what’s with all the marketing on facebook lately? I just want to see baby pictures and how people have changed since high school 🙂
Post # 3
No idea what ViSalus is, but it sounds like my FFIL’s ridiculous Agel campaigning “It’s vitamins, in A Gel!”
Personally I’m in the get nutrients from food camp too, because for the most part ‘health’ products are never ever prescribed, which means that they don’t have to meet the rigors of FDA approval — as long as they are made with products & compounds known to be ‘non-lethal’ they can be put on the shelf. However, these compounds are rarely tested to see if they work well together, or are counterproductive. There are certain things like Fenugreek which are basically toted as a holistic cure-all, but unfortunately, when fenugreek is ingested along with certain other minerals/compounds (which it is often combined with), it can actually damage the liver — but you’d never know that as a consumer because it’s on the shelf so it’s gotta be safe, right?
Okay, sorry for the little rant there, it just bugs me when people walk blindly into situations or expect others not to take their health into account.
Post # 4
I would just block his posts. I did that with a cousin that always goes on and on with political rantings. I just took his posts off my list. I still want to be his “friend” I just don’t want to see his posts.