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Please tell me, could i take just a vitamin and mineral supplement?

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Dr. Emanuel Winocur
66 years experience in Psychiatry
Could? maybe: Under the law you could take any minerals and vitamins sold over the counter the same as you could buy a hamburger and fries.
Answered on Feb 22, 2014

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