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Who needs dietary supplements?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Preventive Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Everyone!

Due to the pollutants, preservatives, microwave cooking and the age of our food when we eat it, virtually everyone should take dietary supplements to make sure we are getting enough to maintain and heal our bodies properly.
Even children and babies need supplementation.

In brief: Everyone!

Due to the pollutants, preservatives, microwave cooking and the age of our food when we eat it, virtually everyone should take dietary supplements to make sure we are getting enough to maintain and heal our bodies properly.
Even children and babies need supplementation.
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Food Quality

In theory we are supposed to be getting all the nutrition we need from a good balanced diet.
Unfortunately our soil, air, and water are so depleted or toxic that we do not. A good quality muiti-vitamin is a good place to start. Peace and good health, .

In brief: Food Quality

In theory we are supposed to be getting all the nutrition we need from a good balanced diet.
Unfortunately our soil, air, and water are so depleted or toxic that we do not. A good quality muiti-vitamin is a good place to start. Peace and good health, .
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry

In brief: It depends

It depends on what supplements you mean, and what person.
Probably everyone needs a good basic multivitamin to support ongoing good nutrition. Many of us are also exposed to environmental toxins, so that extra antioxidants (if the right kind!) can be protective. Some people need replenishment for specific nutritional deficiencies -- there are many different types. There's no 1 size fits all.

In brief: It depends

It depends on what supplements you mean, and what person.
Probably everyone needs a good basic multivitamin to support ongoing good nutrition. Many of us are also exposed to environmental toxins, so that extra antioxidants (if the right kind!) can be protective. Some people need replenishment for specific nutritional deficiencies -- there are many different types. There's no 1 size fits all.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Not everybody

People need dietary supplements (vitamins, minerals, micronutrients) if their diet is poor or limited.
Or if they are unable to absorb them from their diet. Excessive supplement use can be dangerous. E.G., vitamin a overuse can lead to significant brain and liver toxicity. It's best to discuss your nutrition with your doctor.

In brief: Not everybody

People need dietary supplements (vitamins, minerals, micronutrients) if their diet is poor or limited.
Or if they are unable to absorb them from their diet. Excessive supplement use can be dangerous. E.G., vitamin a overuse can lead to significant brain and liver toxicity. It's best to discuss your nutrition with your doctor.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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