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  • Congressman Recognizes 100th Anniversary of the Vitamin

     Representative Frank Pallone
    Representative Frank Pallone

    Honoring the 100th anniversary of the vitamin, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) recently entered into the U.S. House of Representatives’ Congressional Record remarks recognizing this special milestone. In 1912, Polish-American scientist Casimir Funk first used the term vitamin to describe a group of bioactive substances that are vital to human health.

    In his statement, Rep. Pallone, co-chair of the Dietary Supplement Caucus and a dietary supplement industry champion in the House of Representatives, noted “Because of [Funk’s] work, we know that vitamins are essential for good health through every stage of [the] human life cycle and that our bodies require vitamins to grow, to function, to stay healthy and to prevent the onset of disease.”

    Mannatech has been touting the importance of this milestone for many months, and it was the subject of a report posted on

    Sep 28, 2012 at 3:57 pm | Global News