Are Supplements Safe?

Every once in a while, a new study comes out implying that supplements don’t work or that they harm. One recent study says that supplements increase mortality.  I don’t believe it for a minute! Proper use of supplements is a safe and important aspect of our lives. Ideally it would be great if we all ate delicious, organic, whole foods at all meals and that we met all our nutritional requirements through diet alone, but the reality is that we don’t. So when a study like this ones come out, discouraging vitamins, it upsets me because for many people it’s the only way they get enough of certain nutrients like calcium, vitamin D and iron. If you would like to learn more about using supplements correctly and to find out what you need on a personalized level, contact us at 1-800-869-9159.

Here is a blog from Dr. David Brownstein. He has a strong opinion about this recent study, and I agree with him. What do you think? Continue reading “Are Supplements Safe?”

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