On the Infowars site, the pages for Infowars Life products rarely provide scientific data or studies, often citing Jones’s own stamp of approval as the only reason to purchase the product. Edward Group, whose doctorate is actually in chiropractic medicine, is an alternative and holistic medical practitioner who runs the Global Healing Center.The other sources often cited are simply links to episodes of Jones’s show, usually with his go-to science guy, the naturopath and chiropractor Dr. Quackwatch.com, a medical fraud watchdog site, lists the GHC in its “Questionable Organizations” list. Group has collected a number of degrees, but only in alternative medical areas and business and management programs.
Jones is careful not to make any specific medical claims on the Silver Bullet product page, merely saying it’s “unique” and “has applications for both preparedness and regular use.” But it’s in his video, titled “Government Suppresses Ancient Natural Antibiotic,” that he and Group make their claims about colloidal silver.
In 1999, the FDA released its “final rule” regarding over-the-counter drugs containing colloidal silver and silver salts.
Take the $29.99 per bottle Secret 12, for example, which is simply liquid vitamin B12.
This is a vitamin that plays a key role in the human body, affecting protein metabolism as well as the formation of red blood cells.
In a video from Alex Jones’ You Tube channel titled “The B12 Conspiracy,” Jones and Group explain the worldwide conspiracy that has led to a dire need for B12.
“Everyone is deficient in B12,” Group says, “because of all the pesticides and everything else that’s been sprayed on the soil, 60 percent of the world’s soil is now deficient in cobalt,” an ingredient in B12 formation.They noted, in response to iodine in particular that they “wouldn't discount the importance of research but would also throw in the caveat that there are financial reasons studies happen and financial reasons they don’t.”Infowars Life sales pitch #1: Corporations have engineered a condition that makes you sick, therefore you need this product.What’s amazing about Infowars Life is how well it integrates into the greater Infowars narrative.It now sells an impressive range of products, from books with titles like , to doomsday prepping gear like “Survival Seed Vaults” and radiation-eliminating water bottles.But perhaps the most curious expansion of the Alex Jones brand is the line of supplements branded Infowars Life. Image: Infowars Store Some of the products are merely overpriced versions of supplements you could buy at nearly any natural foods store or pharmacy in the country, wrapped in fear-mongering marketing.Infowars Life sales pitch #2: The government is suppressing this highly effective product because it competes with the pharmaceutical industry.