During the course of my research, I had had occasion to examine not only simple compounds, salts and oxides, but also a great number of minerals - Marie Curie
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Folks like to pop certain mineral pills when they can be easily obtained through food. Are these mineral supplements really worth the investment?
Many individuals mindlessly down vitamin and mineral supplements like candy. Many people don’t realize that supplements of any kind interact with various health conditions, medications, herbal supplements and even one another. Furthermore, taking megadoses (very large amounts) on a regular basis can be toxic to your body. That’s why it’s important to consult a physician or registered dietitian before choosing your supplement regimen.
Popular Mineral Supplements
Many people pop vitamin and mineral pills, but it's best to get what you need from food, unless your doctor determines that you have a deficiency.
Supplement advice comes from everywhere: Your doctor recommends calcium for your bones, your friends swear by iron, your spouse is religious about vitamin E. If your head is spinning when it comes to vitamin pills, here's a way to simplify: You can probably drop any of the following pills from your regimen...
The main sources of minerals are certain types of whole foods, but following a diet that contains all the necessary nutrients can be a challenge for any woman.
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