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which vitamins should people with eating disorders take?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
It depends: "the diet cure" by julia ross is an excellent reference for this.A good multi, with extra b's, chromium.As2well as adequate diet, protein , possibly ami p acids, the exact things are dependent upon your specific spts so get the book!
Answered on Aug 5, 2013
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Tailored 2 Ur Needs?: Anyone struggling 2overcome or recover from an ed is best served by having as part of her/his treatment team a nutritionist who has expertise in treating ppl w/eds. Eds often lead 2nutritional deficiencies/malnutrition. Supplements can only go so far - & it's possible that supplement types & amounts taken may not be ideal (ineffective or toxic). Malnutrition can lead 2 other health probs.
Answered on May 12, 2016

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